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University of Pennsylvania

Wrinked vs. Smooth Nuclei

Caption: Cells grown on a soft matrix have a wrinkled nuclear lamina (green) -- but on stiff matrix, it is smoothed by high stress and stabilized, regulating gene expression.

Credit: Irena Ivanovska, University of Pennsylvania

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