Respiration exerts a mechanical strain on the lungs, which has an unclear effect on epithelial cell fate. Now in Cell, Shiraishi et al.1 reveal the crucial role of mechanotransduction in maintaining lung epithelial cell fate, representing a significant milestone in understanding how mechanical factors regulate differentiation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)507-508
Number of pages2
JournalCell Stem Cell
Issue number5
StatePublished - 4 May 2023


Dive into the research topics of 'Breathing-induced forces influence lung cell fate'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this