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Published on Oct 15, 2013
When a thin tube applies suction to a cell, a "neck" is created. The protein filamin moves to the long part of the neck, where the cell's "skin" is experiencing shear force. (Credit: Robinson Lab, Nature Materials, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/NMAT3772)