To form and function: on the role of basement membrane mechanics in tissue development, homeostasis and disease

The basement membrane (BM) is a special type of extracellular matrix that lines the basal side of epithelial and endothelial tissues. Functionally, the BM is important for providing physical and biochemical cues to the overlying cells, sculpting the tissue into its correct size and shape. In this re...

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Main Authors: Nargess Khalilgharibi, Yanlan Mao
Format: Article
Published: The Royal Society 2021-02-01
Series:Open Biology
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