Browsing Biomedical Engineering and Materials by Author "Gautrot, J"
Adhesive ligand tether length affects the size and length of focal adhesions and influences cell spreading and attachment. Attwood, SJ; Cortes, E; Haining, AWM; Robinson, B; Li, D; Gautrot, J; Del Río Hernández, A (2016-09-30)Cells are known to respond to physical cues from their microenvironment such as matrix rigidity. Discrete adhesive ligands within flexible strands of fibronectin connect cell surface integrins to the broader extracellular ...
Cardiomyocytes Sense Matrix Rigidity through a Combination of Muscle and Non-muscle Myosin Contractions Pandey, P; Hawkes, W; Hu, J; Megone, WV; Gautrot, J; Anilkumar, N; Zhang, M; Hirvonen, L; Cox, S; Ehler, E (2018-02-05)
Darshan, GH; Kong, D; Gautrot, J; Vootla, S (2017-09-04)In the field of plastic reconstructive surgery, development of new innovative matrices for skin repair is in demand. The ideal biomaterial should promote attachment, proliferation and growth of cells. Additionally, it ...