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World J Exp Med. Nov 20, 2013; 3(4): 74-86
Published online Nov 20, 2013. doi: 10.5493/wjem.v3.i4.74
Figure 1
Figure 1 Mechanotransduction: Deregulation, associated disorders and therapeutic implications. Causes and effects of distorted mechanotransduction and the role of mechanical stimulation in the treatment of various pathophysiologies. PC1: Polycystin-1; IGF: Insulin-like growth factor; TGF-β: Transforming growth factor β; BMP: Bone morphogenetic protein. NFAT: Nuclear factor of activated T-cells; MAPK: Mitogen-activated protein kinase; Runx2: Runt-related transcription factor 2.