How Skin Cells Protect Themselves Against Stress (image) University of Münster Share Print E-Mail Caption The molecular transmission of force in desmosomes was studied before (blue), during (green) and after (red) application of mechanical stress. Credit WWU - AG Grashoff Usage Restrictions The photo may only be used in connection with this press release, and the source must be indicated. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.