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Making bone via nanoscale kicks

Causing nanoscale vibrations in bone-marrow stromal cells embedded in a soft collagen gel induces the cells to undergo osteogenic differentiation and mineralization via mechanosensitive signalling pathways.

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Eyckmans, J., Chen, C.S. Making bone via nanoscale kicks. Nat Biomed Eng 1, 689–690 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41551-017-0133-6

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