What is Mechanotransduction?

What is Mechanotransduction?

Mechanotransduction is the study of how cells respond to forces and other stresses in their natural environment. They convert mechanical forces in the extracellular space to signal pathways in cells. Which plays a critical role in cell structure and function. Cells...
Strex Cell Stretching System Overview

Strex Cell Stretching System Overview

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bEMy61Uc7Rk[/embedyt] This is Strex’s automated cell stretching system, which includes the main unit and a control unit. It can be used for mechanotransduction experiments or stretching cells. This versatile setup has...
Strex at BPS 2019 in Baltimore

Strex at BPS 2019 in Baltimore

STREX was in attendance again at the Biophysical Society’s Annual Meeting, held on March 2-6 in Baltimore, Maryland. The show was a great success, capturing many conference attendees’ attention with our exciting eye-catching stretching systems, including...
Fluorescent Staining on a flexible PDMS membrane

Fluorescent Staining on a flexible PDMS membrane

Fluorescent staining after mechanotransduction. Important qualitative and quantitative observations can be made about cell signaling with the effective application of cell fluorescent staining techniques. Along with cytoskeletal and morphological changes. A driving...