INTEGRINS

Building nanobridges for cell adhesion

Nanofibre mimetic substrates reveal the presence of integrin nanoclusters bridged by unliganded receptors during early cell–matrix adhesion.

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Fig. 1: Nanofibre mimetic substrates with varying ligand geometries affect cell adhesion.

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Cavalcanti-Adam, E.A. Building nanobridges for cell adhesion. Nat. Mater. 18, 1272–1273 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41563-019-0537-7

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