FAK Activates Cell Migration (image) Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas (CNIO) Share Print E-Mail Caption Molecular dynamics simulation provides atomic details of force induced FAK activation. Starting from an autoinhibited conformation of FAK (1), force induces a series of changes which leads to a fully open and active form of FAK (2-4). Credit © HITS Usage Restrictions None 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.