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Research Article

Fluid Shear Stress Regulates the Invasive Potential of Glioma Cells via Modulation of Migratory Activity and Matrix Metalloproteinase Expression

  • Henry Qazi,

    Affiliation: Department of Biomedical Engineering, City College of New York, City University of New York, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Zhong-Dong Shi,

    Affiliation: Department of Biomedical Engineering, City College of New York, City University of New York, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • John M. Tarbell mail

    tarbell@ccny.cuny.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Biomedical Engineering, City College of New York, City University of New York, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Published: May 26, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0020348

About the Authors

Henry Qazi, Zhong-Dong Shi, John M. Tarbell
Department of Biomedical Engineering, City College of New York, City University of New York, New York, New York, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: tarbell@ccny.cuny.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HQ Z-DS JMT. Performed the experiments: HQ. Analyzed the data: HQ Z-DS JMT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HQ JMT. Wrote the paper: HQ JMT.