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Investigating the active role of mechanical force during T-cell activation

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The role of mechanical force has gained increasing interest in the field of cell biology owing to the realisation that cells are continually subject to stresses and strains induced by the cellular environment. Cells are known to be able to sense and react to forces imposed on them by their local environment as well as being able to directly impart force during motility, adhesion and cell division. This is also true for cells of the adaptive immune system, specifically during the intim...

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