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E-GEOD-60447 - Stretch-dependent genes in vascular smooth muscle cells

Released on 1 July 2015, last updated on 19 August 2015
Mus musculus
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Vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMCs) respond to biomechanical stretch with specific changes in gene expression which govern the phenotype of these cells. The mechanotransducer zyxin is a potential candidate for regulating the expression of such genes. Using microarrays, we compared stretch-induced gene expression in wild type and zyxin-null VSMCs to define such changes in detail. Wild type (WT) and zyxin-null VSMCs were stretched at 10% cyclic elongation for 6 hours and the changes in gene expression were compared under static and stretched conditions. Up to 3 biological replicates were used for each of the 4 sample types.
Experiment type
transcription profiling by array 
Carsten Sticht <>, Markus Hecker, Subhajit Ghosh
Loss of the Mechanotransducer Zyxin Promotes a Synthetic Phenotype of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells. Ghosh S, Kollar B, Nahar T, Suresh Babu S, Wojtowicz A, Sticht C, Gretz N, Wagner AH, Korff T, Hecker M.
Investigation descriptionE-GEOD-60447.idf.txt
Sample and data relationshipE-GEOD-60447.sdrf.txt
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Array designA-GEOD-18615.adf.txt