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mechanotransducer

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  • noun biology Any cell (etc) that generates a measurable response to mechanical stimulation

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Examples

  • Their work suggested that these integrins-which transmit and receive mechanical forces via the cytoskeleton in other systems-may be the primary mechanotransducer in bone, resulting in intracellular signals two orders of magnitude greater than the strains of the bone itself.

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