A contractile and counterbalancing adhesion system controls the 3D shape of crawling cells.

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Actin Cytoskeleton Actinin Actins Animals Cell Adhesion Cell Line, Tumor Cell Movement Cell Shape Chlorocebus aethiops COS Cells Focal Adhesions Humans Mechanotransduction, Cellular Models, Biological Nonmuscle Myosin Type IIA Pressure Time Factors Transfection

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