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Mechanotransduction, Cellular

"Mechanotransduction, Cellular" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The process by which cells convert mechanical stimuli into a chemical response. It can occur in both cells specialized for sensing mechanical cues such as MECHANORECEPTORS, and in parenchymal cells whose primary function is not mechanosensory.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Mechanotransduction, Cellular" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Mechanotransduction, Cellular" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 364 publications over 23 distinct years, with a maximum of 27 publications in 2021
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