To proliferate or not to proliferate? A cellular spring replies

A study led by Sandra Citi shows that the proteins Zonula Occludens-1 and -2, which contribute to the tightness of the epithelium, perceive mechanical forces and activate different cellular responses accordingly. This novel process was unveiled on November 30, 2017 in the journal Current Biology.

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30 Nov 2017

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