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Science 322 (5908): 1646-1647

Copyright © 2008 by the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Clutch Dynamics

Yvonne Aratyn-Schaus1 and Margaret L. Gardel1,2

A mechanical model describes how actin cytoskeletal dynamics and cell adhesion control mechanosensing and force generation.

1Institute for Biophysical Dynamics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA.

2Department of Physics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA. E-mail: gardel{at}

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