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By Mohammad R. K. Mofrad,Roger D. Kamm

ISBN-10: 0521895235

ISBN-13: 9780521895231

ISBN-10: 1107682460

ISBN-13: 9781107682467

'Mechanotransduction' is the time period for the power, first defined by means of 19th-century anatomist Julius Wolff, of dwelling tissues to feel mechanical rigidity and reply by way of tissue home improvement. extra lately, the scope of mechanotransduction has been increased to incorporate the feeling of tension, its translation right into a biochemical sign, and the series of organic responses it produces. This booklet seems at mechanotransduction in a extra limited feel, targeting the method of tension sensing and transducing a mechanical strength right into a cascade of biochemical signs. This pressure has develop into more and more well-known as one of many fundamental and crucial components controlling organic capabilities, eventually affecting the functionality of the cells, tissues, and organs. a first-rate objective of this extensive ebook can also be to aid outline the recent box of mechanomics, which makes an attempt to explain the total mechanical country of a organic system.

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