Browse Dissertations and Theses - Bioengineering by Author "Rahil, Zainab"

  • Rahil, Zainab (2018-11-13)
    This thesis studies mechanism involved in propagating force generated at cadherin complexes. The first part of this thesis demonstrates that mechanotransduction at classical cadherin complexes is not only ligand-dependent ...

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  • Rahil, Zainab (2016-04-29)
    The well-established dependence of cell traction forces on the compliance of supporting matrices has been attributed to levels of force exerted on components in focal contacts. Here, use of novel, force-limited nanoscale ...

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