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Mechanical forces in the immune system

01:52 EDT 31 Jul 2017 | Nature Publishing

As leukocytes travel in the bloodstream, navigate through tissues and mediate effector functions, their behaviour is influenced by mechanical forces. In this Review, Morgan Huse explains how mechanical force regulates receptor activation, cell migration, intracellular signalling and intercellular communication.

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