Biophysics of Adhesion

Alterations in cell adhesion can disrupt important cellular processes and lead to a variety of diseases, including cancer and arthritis. It is also essential for infectious organisms, such as bacteria or viruses, to cause diseases. Understanding the biophysics of cell adhesion can help understand these diseases. Discover the latest research on the biophysics of adhesion here.

January 18, 2021
Preprint
Open Access

Folliculin Haploinsufficiency Causes Cellular Dysfunction of Pleural Mesothelial Cells

ResearchSquare
Shouichi OkamotoKuniaki Seyama
January 20, 2021

Role of Stiffness versus Wettability in Regulating Cell Behaviors on Polymeric Surfaces

ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering
Fei ZanGang Wu
January 17, 2021

Efficacy of novel bispecific antibody targeting TNF-α/CXCL10 in the treatment of experimental arthritis

Translational Research : the Journal of Laboratory and Clinical Medicine
Shin Eui KangYeong Wook Song
January 11, 2021

An in vitro system to investigate IOL: Lens capsule interaction

Experimental Eye Research
Arjun JaitliLiping Tang
January 12, 2021
Review
Open Access

A Brief Overview of the Paradoxical Role of Glucocorticoids in Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer : Basic and Clinical Research
Ekaterina M ZhidkovaEkaterina A Lesovaya
January 19, 2021

Resolvin D1 and E1 promote resolution of inflammation in rat cardiac fibroblast in vitro

Molecular Biology Reports
Aimeé Salas-HernándezGuillermo Díaz-Araya
January 19, 2021

An Accelerated Wound-Healing Surgical Suture Engineered with an Extracellular Matrix

Advanced Healthcare Materials
Agustina SetiawatiKwanwoo Shin
January 17, 2021
Open Access

Proteomic Analysis Reveals a Role for RSK in p120-catenin Phosphorylation and Melanoma Cell-Cell Adhesion

Molecular & Cellular Proteomics : MCP
Antoine MéantPhilippe P Roux
January 15, 2021
Open Access

Effects of decreased Rac activity and malignant state on oral squamous cell carcinoma in vitro

PloS One
Yudai MatsuokaHirokazu Nakahara
January 20, 2021

Dendritic Cells as Targets for Biomaterial-Based Immunomodulation

ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering
Farshid Eslami-KalijiM Rezaa Mohammadi
January 14, 2021
Review
Open Access

Myosins, an Underestimated Player in the Infectious Cycle of Pathogenic Bacteria

International Journal of Molecular Sciences
Margaux Pillon, Patricia Doublet
January 17, 2021

Cell adhesion molecule L1 like plays a role in the pathogenesis of idiopathic hypogonadotropic hypogonadism

Journal of Endocrinological Investigation
Y ChenJ Liu
January 14, 2021

Highly porous and elastic aerogel based on ultralong hydroxyapatite nanowires for high-performance bone regeneration and neovascularization

Journal of Materials Chemistry. B, Materials for Biology and Medicine
Gao-Jian HuangJun-Li Duan
January 17, 2021

Chemokine C-C motif ligand 8 in periodontal ligament during orthodontic tooth movement

Archives of Oral Biology
Keng-Fu LanXiaojun Ding

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