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Mechanotransduction, Cellular MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Mechanotransduction, Cellular
Tree Number(s)
G01.154.090.500
G02.111.820.580
G04.835.580
Unique ID
D040542
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D040542
Scope Note
The process by which cells convert mechanical stimuli into a chemical response. It can occur in both cells specialized for sensing mechanical cues such as MECHANORECEPTORS, and in parenchymal cells whose primary function is not mechanosensory.
Entry Term(s)
Cellular Mechanotransduction
Mechanosensory Transduction
Signal Transduction, Mechanical
Previous Indexing
Signal Transduction (1973-2002)
See Also
Mechanoreceptors
Podosomes
Public MeSH Note
2003
History Note
2003
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/03
Revision Date
2016/06/17
Mechanotransduction, Cellular Preferred
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