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Microscopic Muscles

By deedupuy@nus.edu.sg | Published March 27th, 2017

How non-muscle cells find the strength to move

Letting Go

By deedupuy@nus.edu.sg | Published January 17th, 2017

How dying cells detach and are expelled from a tissue, and how tissue tension in the region surrounding a dying cell is remodeled.

Illuminating the Contacts

By deedupuy@nus.edu.sg | Published January 13th, 2017

With super-resolution microscopy at their disposal, an international research team led by Asst. Prof. Pakorn (Tony) Kanchanawong have revealed, for the first time, how the cadherin-based cell-cell contacts are organized.

Cellular Podiatry

By deedupuy@nus.edu.sg | Published January 10th, 2017

Research from the Bershadsky Lab has revealed that a protein known as Arf1 plays a role in podosome formation by regulating the assembly of myosin-II within the cytoskeleton.

Stability Without Junctions

By deedupuy@nus.edu.sg | Published December 21st, 2016

Cadherin prevents cortical deformation

Cell Extrusion Mechanisms

By deedupuy@nus.edu.sg | Published October 21st, 2016

Cell density regulates how cells are removed from the epithelial cell sheet.

A moving story of FHL2 and Forces

By deedupuy@nus.edu.sg | Published October 18th, 2016

How FHL2 translocates to the nucleus under low tension

Persistent a-Catenin Activation

By deedupuy@nus.edu.sg | Published October 17th, 2016

Switching behavior of α-catenin at e-caderin adhesions

Decisions in a pinch

By deedupuy@nus.edu.sg | Published September 21st, 2016

MBI researchers identify a role of receptor tyrosine kinases in the regulation of the cellular mechanosensory machinery

Elongation by contraction

By deedupuy@nus.edu.sg | Published August 12th, 2016

Contractile force generated by actomyosin networks lengthens cell boundaries

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