Tendon homeostasis: The right pull

Amnon Sharir*, Elazar Zelzer

*Corresponding author for this work

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Mechanotransduction, the conversion of a biophysical force into a cellular response, allows cells and tissues to respond to their mechanical milieu. How muscle force is translated through TGF-β signaling to regulate tendon homeostasis offers an interesting in vivo example of mechanotransduction.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)R472-R474
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number12
StatePublished - 21 Jun 2011
Externally publishedYes


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