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Tissue Morphogenesis: Take a Step Back and Relax!

Tissue Morphogenesis: Take a Step Back and Relax!
Petra Stockinger, Jérôme Solon


A recent study identified a molecular mechanism responsible for the relaxation of epithelia upon stretch. This relaxation is due to the activity of cytohesins, which locally inhibit actomyosin contractility at cellular junctions.

Publisher URL: http://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(17)30888-6

DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2017.07.029

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