1. Cell–Receptor Interactions

  1. Horacio D. Espinosa2 and
  2. Gang Bao3
  1. David Lepzelter and
  2. Muhammad Zaman

Published Online: 11 DEC 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118482568.ch1

Nano and Cell Mechanics: Fundamentals and Frontiers

Nano and Cell Mechanics: Fundamentals and Frontiers

How to Cite

Lepzelter, D. and Zaman, M. (2013) Cell–Receptor Interactions, in Nano and Cell Mechanics: Fundamentals and Frontiers (eds H. D. Espinosa and G. Bao), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118482568.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Northwestern University, USA

  2. 3

    Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 DEC 2012
  2. Published Print: 10 JAN 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118460399

Online ISBN: 9781118482568

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Keywords:

  • cell adhesion;
  • cell motility;
  • integrins;
  • extracellular matrix;
  • cell signaling

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Mechanics of Integrins

  • Two-Dimensional Adhesion

  • Two-Dimensional Motility

  • Three-Dimensional Adhesion

  • Three-Dimensional Motility

  • Apoptosis and Survival Signaling

  • Cell Differentiation Signaling

  • Conclusions

  • References