Mechanosensitivity in Cells and Tissues
by Andre Kamkin, Irina Kiseleva
Publisher: Academia Publishing House Ltd. 2005
The rapidly growing cache of knowledge, which has to a considerable extent been generated by the authors themselves, has not only provided us with new, detailed insights into the function of mechanosensitivity in diverse tissues and organs, but has also displayed the potential therapeutic possibilities that arise from this understanding.
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