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Younesi, F.S.* Miller, A., Barker, T.H., Rossi, FMV, and Hinz, B. (2024): Myofibroblasts in Normal Tissue Repair and Fibrosis. Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology (e-pub ahead of print) [PDF]


Dewar, M.B., Ehsan, F., Izumi, A., Zhang, H., Zhou, Y.Q., Shah, H., Langburt, D., Suresh, H., Wang, T., Hacker, A., Hinz, B., Gillis, J., Husain, M., Heximer, S.P. (2024): Defining transcriptomic heterogeneity between left and right ventricle-derived cardiac fibroblasts. Cells 10;13(4):327 [PDF]


Cho, S., Dadson, K., Sung, H.K., Ayansola, O., Mirzaesmaeili, A., Noskovicova, N.*, Zhao, Y., Cheung, K., Radisic, M., Hinz, B., Sater, A.A., Hsu, H.H., Lopaschuk, G.G., Sweeney, G. (2024): Cardioprotection by the adiponectin receptor agonist ALY688 in a preclinical mouse model of heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF). Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy (e-pub ahead of print) [PDF]

Pub 2023

Wang, Y. Cortes, E., Huang, R., Wan, J., Hinz, B., Damoiseaux, R., and Pushkarsky, I. (2023): FLECS Technology for High-Throughput Screening of Hypercontractile Cellular Phenotypes in Fibrosis: A Function-First Approach to Anti-Fibrotic Drug Discovery. SLAS Discovery (in press) [PDF]


Ezzo, M.* and Hinz, B. (2023): Novel approaches to target fibroblast mechanotransduction in fibroproliferative diseases. Pharmacology & Therapeutics: 250:108528 [PDF]

Schuster, R.*, Younesi, F.* (co-second), Ezzo, M.* (co-second), and Hinz, B. (2023): The Role of Myofibroblasts in Physiological and Pathological Tissue Repair. Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology Jan 3;15(1):a041231 [PDF]

Chen, Z., Ezzo, M.*, Zondag, B., Rakhshani, F., Ma, Y., Morozova, S., Hinz, B., and Kumacheva, E. (2023): Intrafibrillar crosslinking enables decoupling of mechanical properties and structure of a composite fibrous hydrogel. Advanced Materials: e2305964 [PDF]

Chan, B., Glogauer, M., Wang, Y., Wrana, J., Chan, K., Beier, F., Bali, S., Hinz, B., Parreno, J., Ashraf, S., Kandel, R. (2023): Adseverin regulates the articular chondrocyte phenotype and cartilage homeostasis. Science Advances 9(31):eadf1130 [PDF]

Agren, M.S., Hinz, B., Kalogeropoulos, K., Overall, C.M., Smola, H., and S. Werner. (2023). Ulrich auf dem Keller (1974-2023). Wound Repair Regeneration  [PDF]


Barbour, A., Smith, L., Oveisi, M., McKinley W., Huang, S., Fine, N., Sun, C., Younesi, F.*, Marks, F., Orugunty, R., Horvath, T.D., Haidacher, S.J., Haag, A.M., Hinz, B., and Glogauer, M., (2023): Phosphorylated lanthipeptides derived from the oral microbiome regulate host innate responses and protect against oral diseases. PNAS 120 (22) e2219392120 [PDF]

Pub 2022

Tavallaee, G., Lively, S., Rockel, J.S., Amanda Ali, S, Im, M.*, Sarda, C., Mitchell G.M., Rossomacha, E., Nakamura, S., Potla, P., Gabrail, S., Matelski, J., Ratneswaran, A., Perry, K., Gandhi, R., Hinz, B., Gandhi, R., Jurisica, I., and Kapoor, M. (2022): Contribution of MicroRNA-27b-3p to synovial fibrotic responses in knee osteoarthritis. Arthritis and Rheumatology 74 (12): 1928-1942  [PDF]

Pakshir, P.*, Younesi, F.* (co-second), Wootton, K.-A. (co-second), Battiston, K., Whitton, G., Ilagan, B., Louka, D., Statham, M., Mackey, G., Daley, A, Parrag, I., Naimark, W., and Hinz, B. (2022): Controlled release of low-molecular weight, polymer-free corticosteroid coatings suppresses fibrotic encapsulation of implanted medical devices. Biomaterials 286:121586  [PDF]

Pub 2021

Soliman, H., Theret, M., Scott, W., Hill, L., Underhill, T.M., Hinz, B., Rossi, F.M.V. (2021): Multipotent stromal cells: one name, multiple identities. Cell Stem Cell 28(10):1690-1707 [PDF]

Janmey, P., Hinz, B., and McCulloch, C.M. (2021): Physics and physiology of cell spreading in 2 and 3 dimensions. Physiology 36(6):382-391 [PDF]


Noskovicova, N., Hinz, B.*, and Pakshir, P*. (*co-corresponding) (2021): Implant fibrosis and the underappreciated role of myofibroblasts in the foreign body reaction. Cells 10(7):1794 [PDF]

Hinz, B. (2021): Myofibroblasts: 50 years and aging well. In: Wound healing, fibrosis and the myofibroblast: a historical perspective. Ed: M. Coen, G. Gabbiani and F. Zampieri, Elsevier Inc. (Book Chapter)


Desmoulière, A., Hinz, B. (2021): The myofibroblast and Giulio Gabbiani: an inseparable couple celebrates their 50 years golden wedding anniversary (editorial). Wound Repair and Regeneration 29(4):511-514 [PDF]


Sawant, M., Hinz, B., Schönborn, K., Zeinert, I., Eckes, B., Krieg, T., Schuster, R.* (2021): A Story of Fibers and Stress: Matrix-Embedded Signals for Fibroblast Activation in the Skin. Wound Repair and Regeneration 29(4):515-530 [PDF]


Schuster, R.*, Rockel, J., Kapoor, M., and Hinz, B. (2021): The inflammatory speech of fibroblasts. Immunological Reviews 302:126–146 [PDF]


Hinz, B. and Lagares, D. (2021). Animal Models of fibrosis. “Myofibroblasts: Fundamentals, Laboratory Methods and Anti-fibrotic Drug Discovery”, Ed.: Boris Hinz and David Lagares, Springer Nature: Methods in Molecular Biology 2299:277-290 [PDF]


Hinz, B. and Lagares, D. (2021). Preface to:. “Myofibroblasts: Fundamentals, Laboratory Methods and Anti-fibrotic Drug Discovery”, Ed.: Boris Hinz and David Lagares, Springer Nature: Methods in Molecular Biology 2299: page v [PDF]

Bernasconi, R., Thriene, K., Romero-Fernández, E., Gretzmeier, C., Kühl, T.*, Maler, M., Nauroy, P., Rühl-Muth, A.-C., Stumpe, M, Kiritsi, D., Martin, S.F., Hinz, B., Bruckner-Tuderman, L., Dengjel, J., and Nyström, A. (2021): Renin-angiotensin system agonism for treatment of injury- and inflammation-induced fibrosis. EMBO Mol Med e14392 [PDF]

Redha, O., Mazinanian, M., Nguyen, S., Son, D.*, Lodyga, M.*, Hinz, B., Odlyha, M., McDonald, A., and Bozec, L. (2021): Impact of carbamide peroxide teeth whitening on dental cell viability. Scientific Reports;11(1):15547 [PDF]

Noskovicova, N.*, Schuster, R.*, van Putten, S. M.*, Ezzo, M.*, Koehler, A.*, Boo, S.*, Griggs, D. W., Ruminski, P., and Hinz, B. (2021): Suppression of the fibrotic encapsulation of silicone implants by inhibiting the mechanical activation of pro-fibrotic TGF-beta. Nature Biomedical Engineering 5 (12):1437-1456 [PDF]

Son, D.O.*, and Hinz, B. (2021). A Rodent Model of Hypertrophic Scarring: Splinting of Rat Wounds. “Myofibroblasts: Fundamentals, Laboratory Methods and Anti-fibrotic Drug Discovery”, Ed.: Boris Hinz and David Lagares, Springer Nature: Methods in Molecular Biology 2299:405-417 [PDF]

Shah, H., Hacker, A., Langburt, D., Dewar, M., McFadden, M., Zhang, H., Kuzmanov, U., Zhou, Y.-Q., Hussain, B., Ehsan, F., Hinz, B., Gramolini, A.O., Heximer, S.P. (2021): Myocardial Infarction Induces Cardiac Fibroblast Transformation within Injured and Noninjured Regions of the Mouse Heart. Journal of Proteome Research 20(5): 2867-2881 [PDF]

Younesi, F.*, Son, D.O.*, Firmino, J., and Hinz, B. (2021). Myofibroblast markers and detection methods in cell culture and histology. “Myofibroblasts: Fundamentals, Laboratory Methods and Anti-fibrotic Drug Discovery”, Ed.: Boris Hinz and David Lagares, Springer Nature: Methods in Molecular Biology 2299:17-47 [PDF]


Auler, M., Bergmeier, V., Bengestrate, L., Georgieva, V., Frie, C., Eckes, B., Hinz, B., and Brachvogel, B. (2020): miR-127-3p is an epigenetic activator of myofibroblast senescence situated within the miRNA enriched Dlk1-Dio3 imprinted domain on mouse chromosome 12. Journal of Investigative Dermatology 141(4S):1076-1086

Godbout, E., Son, D.O. (co first-authors), Hume, S., Boo, S., Sarrazy, V., Clément, S., Kapus, A., Wehrle-Haller, B., Bruckner-Tuderman, L., Has, C., and Hinz, B. (2020) Kindlin-2 Controls Mechanical Activation of Cardiac Myofibroblasts. Cells 17;9(12):2702

Worrell, J.C., Walsh, S.M., Fabre, A., Kane, R., Hinz, B., Keane, M.P. (2020): CXCR3A regulates pulmonary fibroblast phenotype and lung injury response. American Journal of Physiology-Cell Physiology 319(6):C1059-C1069 [PDF]

Sindhu, K.R., Bansode, N., Remy, M., Morel, C., Bareille, R., Hagedorn, M., Hinz, B., Barthélémy, P., Chassande, O., and Boiziau, C. (2020): Proangiogenic supramolecular gels through biodegradation. Acta Biomaterialia S1742-7061(20): 30472-4. [PDF]

Pakshir, P., Noskovicova, N., Lodyga, M., Son, D.O., Schuster, R., Goodwin, A., Karvonen, H., and Hinz, B. (2020): The myofibroblast at a glance. Journal of Cell Science 133(13): jcs227900 [PDF]

Hinz, B. and Lagares, D., (2020) Evasion of apoptosis by myofibroblasts: a hallmark of fibrotic diseases. Nature Reviews Rheumatology 16(1): 11-31 [PDF]

Hinz, B. (2020): The Extracellular Matrix. In: ‘Fascia: the tensional network of the human body’. Ed: C. Stecco, P. Huijing, T. Findley, M. Driscol, R. Schleip, Elsevier (Book Chapter)

Lodyga, M.*, and Hinz, B. (2020): TGF-β1: A truly transforming growth factor in fibrosis and immunity. Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology 101 123–139 (Journal Cover Page) [PDF]

Ireland, R.G., Kibschull, M., Audet, J., Ezzo, M.*; Hinz, B., Lye, S.J., and Simmons, C. (2020): Combinatorial extracellular matrix microarray identifies novel bioengineered substrates for xeno-free culture of human pluripotent stem cells. Biomaterials 248: 120017 [PDF]

Cunningham, P., Meijer, P., Nazgiewicz, A., Anderson, S. Borthwick, L., Bagnall, J., Kitchen, G. Lodyga, M.*, Begley, N., Venkateswaran, R. Shah, R., Mercer, P., Durrington, H., Henderson, N. Piper-Hanley, K., Fisher, A., Chambers, R., Bechtold, D., Gibbs, J., Loudon, A., Rutter, M., Hinz, B., Ray, D., and Blaikley, J. (2020) The circadian clock protein REVERBα inhibits pulmonary fibrosis development. PNAS 14;117(2):1139-1147 [PDF]

Geelhoed, W.J., van der Bogt, K.E.A., Rothuizen, T.C. Damanik, F.F.R. Hamming, J.F., Mota, C.D. van Agen, M. de Boer, H.C, Restrepo, M.T., Hinz, B., Kislaya, A., Polema, A., van Zonneveld, A.J, Rabelink, A.J., Moroni, L., and Rotmans, J.I. (2020): An autologous cellularized in vivo engineered vascular graft capable of remodeling to a non-thrombogenic blood vessel upon arteriovenous grafting in adult goats. Biomaterials 229:119577 [PDF]

Pub 2019

Salari, A., Appak-Baskoy, S., Ezzo, M.*, Hinz, B., Kolios, M.C., and Tsai, S.S.H. (2019): Dancing with the cells: acoustic microflows generated by oscillating cells. Small 1903788 16(9):e1903788 [PDF]

Rattila, S., Dunk, C.E., Im, M.*, Grichenko, O., Zhou, Y., Cohen, M., Yanez-Mo, M., Blois, S., Yamada, K.M., Erez, O., Gomez-Lopez, N., Lye, S.J., Hinz, B., Romero, R., and Dveksler, G (2019) Interaction of pregnancy-specific glycoprotein 1 with integrin α5β1 is a modulator of extravillous trophoblast functions. Cells 8 (11): E1369 [PDF]

Quensel, K., Shi-wen, X., Liu, S., Peidl, A., Naskar, D.*, Hutchenreuther, J., Siqueira, W.L., O’Gorman, D., Hinz, B., Stratton, R.J., Leask, A. (2019): CCN1 expression by fibroblasts is required for bleomycin induced skin fibrosis. Matrix Biology Plus 3, 100009 [PDF]

Yoon, N., Dadson, K., Dang, T., Chu, T., Noskovicova, N., Hinz, B., Raignault, A., Thorin, E., Jonkman,J., McKee, T., Grant, J., Peterson, J., Kelly, S., and Sweeney, G. (2019) Tracking adiponectin biodistribution via fluorescence molecular tomography indicates increased vascular permeability after streptozotocin-induced diabetes. American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism 317(5):E760-E772 [PDF]

Pakshir, P., Alizadehgiashi, M., Wong, B., Coelho, N.M., Chen, X., Gong, Z., Shenoy, V.B., McCulloch, C., and Hinz, B. (2019): Dynamic fibroblast contractions attract remote macrophages in fibrillar collagen matrix. Nature Communications 10: 1850 [PDF]

Lodyga, M.*, Cambridge, E.* (*co-first author), Karvonen, H., Pakshir, P., Wu, B., Boo, S., Kiebalo, M., Kaarteenaho, R., Glogauer, M., Kapoor, M., Ask, K., and Hinz, B. (2019): Cadherin-11–mediated adhesion of macrophages to myofibroblasts establishes a niche of active TGF-β. Science Signalling (Journal Cover Page) Jan 15;12 (564) [PDF]

Hinz, B., McCulloch, C.A., and Coelho, N.M. (2019): Mechanical regulation of myofibroblast phenoconversion and collagen contraction. Experimental Cell Research 379(1):119-128 [PDF]

Schleip, R., Gabbiani, G., Wilke, J., Naylor, I., Hinz B., Lehmann-Horn, F., Zorn, A, Jäger, H., Schreiner, S., and Klingler, W., (2019): Fascia is able to actively contract and thereby influence musculoskeletal dynamics: a histochemical and mechanographic investigation. Frontiers in Physiology - Clinical and Translational Physiology 10: 336 [PDF]

Pub 2018

Warren, J., Im, M., Ballesteros, A., Ha, C., Moore, T., Lambert, F., Lucas, S., Hinz, B., Dveksler, G. (2018) Activation of latent transforming growth factor-beta1, a conserved function for pregnancy-specific glycoproteins. Molecular Human Reproduction 24(12):602-612 [PDF]

Walsh, S., Worrell, J., Fabre, A., Hinz, B., Kane, R., and Keane, M. (2018): Novel Differences in Gene Expression and Functional Capabilities of Myofibroblast Populations in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. AJP Lung (e-pub ahead of print) [PDF

Asmani, M., Velumani, S., Li, Y., Wawrzyniak, N., Hsia, I., Chen, Z., Hinz, B., and Zhao, R. (2018): Fibrotic microtissue array to predict anti-fibrosis drug efficacy. Nature Communications 9(1): 2066 [PDF]

Sun, M., Ishii, R., Okumura, K., Krauszman, A., Breitling, S., Gomez, O., Hinek, A., Boo, S., Hinz, B., Connelly, K.A.,  Kuebler, W.M., and Friedberg, M.K. (2018). Experimental right ventricular hypertension induces regional beta1-integrin-mediated transduction of hypertrophic and profibrotic right and left ventricular signaling. J Am Heart Assoc 7 (e-pub ahead of print). [PDF]

Walraven, M. and Hinz, B., (2018): Therapeutic approaches to control tissue repair and fibrosis: extracellular matrix as a game changer. Matrix Biology 71-72, 205-224 [PDF].

Pakshir, P. and Hinz, B., (2018): The big five in fibrosis: macrophages, myofibroblasts, matrix, mechanics, and miscommunication. Matrix Biology 68-69, 81-93 [PDF].

Klingberg, F., Walraven, M., Boo, S., Koehler, A., Chow, M.L., Olsen, A.L., Im M., Lodyga M., Wells, R.G., White, E.S., and Hinz, B. (2018): The fibronectin ED-A domain enhances recruitment of latent TGF-beta-binding protein-1 to the fibroblast matrix. Journal of Cell Science 131 (5) (e-pub ahead of print) (Cover Page)

Pub 2017

Rashedi, I., Talele, N., Wang, X.-H., Hinz, B., Radisic, M., and Keating, A. (2017): Collagen scaffold enhances the regenerative properties of mesenchymal stromal cells. PLoS One 12: e0187348. [PDF]

Protic, O., Islam, S., Greco, S., Giannubilo, S.R., Lamanna, P., Petraglia, F., Ciavattini, A., Castellucci, M., Hinz, B., and P. Ciarmela. (2017): Activin a in inflammation, tissue repair, and fibrosis: possible role as inflammatory and fibrotic mediator of uterine fibroid development and growth. Seminars in Reproductive Medicine 35(6):499-509 [PDF]

Song, E., Jahng, J.W.S., Chong, L.P., Sung, H., Han, M., Luo, C., Wu, D., Boo, S., Hinz, B., Cooper, M., Robertson, A., Berger, T., Mak, T.W., George,I., Schulze, P.C., Wang, Y., Xu, A., Sweeney, G. (2017): Lipocalin-2 deficiency attenuates pressure overload-induced heart failure in mice: a role of reduced HMBG1 induced TLR-4 signaling and NLRP3 inflammasome activation. American Journal of Translational Research 15;9(6):2723-2735 [PDF]

Niddam, A.F., Ebady, R., Bansal, A., Koehler, A., Hinz, B. and Moriarty, T.J. (2017): Plasma fibronectin stabilizes Borrelia burgdorferi-endothelial interactions under vascular shear stress by a catch bond mechanism. PNAS 114(17):E3490-E3498 [PDF].

Coelho, N.M., Arora, P.D., van Putten, S.M., Boo, S., Petrovic, P., Hinz, B., and McCulloch, C.A. (2017): Discoidin Domain Receptor 1 Mediates Myosin Dependent Collagen Contraction. Cell Reports 18(7):1774-1790 [PDF]

Li, C.X., Talele, N.P., Boo, S., Knee-Walden, E., Koehler, A., Kapus, A., Speight, P., Balestrini, J.L., Hinz, B. (2017). Micro RNA-21 preserves the fibrotic mechanical memory of mesenchymal stem cells. Nature Materials 16(3): 379-389 [PDF]

Pub 2016

Spinale, F.G., Frangogiannis, N.G., Hinz, B., Holmes, J.W., Kassiri, Z., Lindsey, M.L. (2016): Crossing Into the Next Frontier of Cardiac Extracellular Matrix Research. Circulation Research 119(10): 1040-1045  [PDF]

Langevin, H., Keely, P., Mao, J., Hodge, L., Schleip, R., Deng, G., Hinz, B., Swartz, M., de Valois, B., Zick, S., and Findley, T. (2016): Connecting (t)issues: How research in fascia biology can impact integrative oncology. Cancer Research 76(21): 6159-6162 [PDF]

Dadson, K., Kovacevic, V., Rengasamy, P., Kim, G.H.E., Boo, S.*, Li, R.K., George, I..P. Schulze, C., Hinz, B., Sweeney, G. (2016) Cellular, structural and functional cardiac remodeling following pressure overload and unloading. International Journal of Cardiology 216: 32-42 [PDF]

Hinz, B. (2016): The role of myofibroblasts in wound healing. Current Research in Translational Medicine 64: 171-177

Szeto, S.G., Narimatsu, M., Lu, M., He, X., Sidiqi, A.M., Tolosa, M.F., Chan, L., De Freitas, K., Bialik, J.F., Majumder, S., Boo, S.,


Hinz, B., Dan, Q., Advani, A., John, R., Wrana, J.L., Kapus, A., and Yuen, D.A. (2016) YAP/TAZ are mechanoregulators of TGF-beta-Smad signaling and renal fibrogenesis. J Am Soc Nephrol 27(10): 3117-3128 [PDF]

Varney, S.D, Betts, C.B., Zheng, R, Wu, L., Hinz, B., Zhou, J., Van De Water, L (2016) Hic-5 is required for myofibroblast differentiation by regulating mechanically dependent, MRTF-A nuclear accumulation. J Cell Sci 129: 774-87  [PDF]

Freeman, S.A., Goyette, J., Furuya, W., Woods,E.C., Bertozzi, C.R., Hinz, B., van der Merwe, A.P., Grinstein, S. (2016): Integrins form an expanding diffusional barrier that coordinates phagocytosis. Cell 164(1-2): 128-40 [PDF]

Nanchahal, J. and Hinz, B. (2016): Strategies to overcome the hurdles to treat fibrosis, a major unmet clinical need. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 113(27): 7291-3. [PDF]

Bochaton, M.-L., Gabbiani, G., and Hinz, B. (2016): The Myofibroblast in Wound Healing and Fibrosis: Answered and Unanswered Questions. F1000 Research (F1000 Faculty Rev) 5: 752 [PDF]

Hinz, B. and Suki, B. (2016) Does breathing amplify fibrosis? (Editorial on: "AR Froese, C Shimbori, P-S Bellaye, K Ask, M Inman, S Obex, S Fatima, G Jenkins, J Gauldie, and M Kolb, 2016: Stretch Induced Activation of TGF-beta1 in Pulmonary Fibrosis"). Am J Resp Crit Care Med 194(1): 9-11 [PDF]

Hinz, B. (2016) Myofibroblasts, Experimental Eye Research 142: 56-70 [PDF]

Hinz, B. (2016): Targeting the myofibroblast to improve wound healing. In Wound healing biomaterials, Volume I: „Therapies and regeneration“, Woodhead Publishing Limited, Cambridge, UK, ed.: Magnus S. Ågren”. Springer Science and Business Media Publishing, 69-100

Pub 2015

Hinz, B. (2015) The extracellular matrix and transforming growth factor beta-1: Tale of a strained relationship, Matrix Biology 47: 54-65

Talele, N., Fradette, J., Davies, J.E., Kapus, A., and Hinz, B (2015). Expression of alpha-smooth muscle actin determines the fate of mesenchymal stromal cells. Stem Cell Reports 4, 1016–1030 (Journal Cover Page) [PDF]

Majd, H., Scherer, S.S, Boo, S., Ramondetti, S., Cambridge, E., Raffoul, W., Friedrich, M., Pittet, B., Pioletti D., Hinz, B. (co-corresponding author), and Pietramaggiori, G.*: (2015) Novel micropatterns mechanically control fibrotic reactions at the surface of silicone implants. Biomaterials 54, 136-147 [PDF]

Van Putten, S., Shafieyan, Y., Hinz, B. (2015) Mechanical control of cardiac myofibroblasts, Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology 93, 133-142

Piersma, B., de Rond, S., Werker, P.M.N., Boo, S., Hinz, B. van Beuge, M.M., Bank, R.A. (2015) YAP1 is a driver of myofibroblast differentiation in normal and diseased fibroblasts. Am J Pathol 185, 3326-3337 [PDF]

Mohammadi, H., Pinto, V., Wang, Y., Hinz, B., Janmey, P.A., McCulloch, C.A. (2015) Filamin A Mediates Wound Closure by Promoting Elastic Deformation and Maintenance of Tension in the Extracellular Matrix. J Invest Dermatol 135, 2852-2861 [PDF]

Tobalem, M., Modarressi, A., Lévigne, D., Atashi, F. Villard, F., Hinz, B., Pittet-Cuenod, B. (2015) Hyperglycemia Interacts with Ischemia in a Synergistic Way on Wound Repair and Myofibroblast Differentiation. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Global Open 3, e471 [PDF]

Dadson, K., Turdi, S., Boo, S., Hinz, B., and Sweeney, G.. (2015) Temporal and molecular analyses of cardiac extracellular matrix remodeling following pressure overload in adiponectin deficient mice PLoS One 10, e0121049  [PDF]

Protic, O., P. Toti, M.S. Islam, R. Occhini, S.R. Giannubilo, W.H. Catherino, S. Cinti, F. Petraglia, A. Ciavattini, M. Castellucci, B. Hinz, and P. Ciarmela. (2015). Possible involvement of inflammatory/reparative processes in the development of uterine fibroids. Cell Tissue Res 364(2): 415-27 [PDF]

Zimina, E. and Hinz, B. (2015): The stressful life of cardiac myofibroblasts. In: “Mechanisms of Cardiac Fibrosis and Heart Failure”. Springer Science and Business Media Publishing, ed: I. Dixon and J. Weigel, 71-92

Balestrini, J. and Hinz, B. (2015): The mechanical regulation of myofibroblasts; mechanically-guided matrix remodeling and prevention of fibrosis in regenerative medicine. In: “Cells, Forces and the Microenvironment”, Pan Stanford Publishing, Singapore, ed. A.E. Pelling and C. M. Cuerrier, 97-113

Shafieyan, Y., Hinz, B. (2015) Signs of stress on soft substrates (Commentary), Journal of Cell Communication and Signaling 9(4), 305-307

Pub 2014

Klingberg, F., Chow, M. L., Koehler, A., Boo, S., Buscemi, L., Quinn, T. M., Costell, M., Alman, B. A., Genot, E., and Hinz, B. (2014). Prestress in the extracellular matrix sensitizes latent TGF-beta1 for activation. J Cell Biol 207, 283-297 (Journal Cover Page) [PDF]

Amini-Nik, S., Cambridge, E., Yu, W., Guo, A., Whetstone, H., Nadesan, P., Poon, R., Hinz, B, and Alman, B.A.: (2014) ?-catenin is Essential for the Regenerative Capacity of Myeloid Lineage Cells During Wound Repair. Journal of Clinical Investigation 124:2599-2610 [PDF]

Sarrazy, V., Koehler, A., Zimina, Z., Chow, M., Li, C.X., Kato, H., Caldarone, C. A.,and Hinz, B.: (2014) Integrins ?v?3 and ?v?5 contribute to latent TGF-beta1 activation by human cardiac fibroblast contraction. Cardiovascular Research 102(3):407-417 [PDF]

Achterberg, V., Buscemi, L (co-first author)*, Diekmann, H., Smith-Clerc, J., Schwengler, H., Lenz, H., Meister, J.-J., Wenck, H., Gallinat, S., and Hinz, B.: (2014) The nano-scale mechanical properties of the extracellular matrix regulate dermal fibroblast function. Journal of Investigative Dermatology 134(7):1862-1872 [PDF]

Pub 2013

Godbout, C., Follonier Castella, L., Smith, E.A., Talele, N., Chow, M.L., Garonna, A., and Hinz, B.: (2013) The mechanical environment modulates intracellular calcium activities of myofibroblasts. PLoS One 8(5): e64560 [PDF]

Hinz, B.: (2013) It has to be the av: Latent TGF-beta1 activation by myofibroblast integrins. Nature Medicine 19:1567-1568 [PDF]

Kato, H., Fu, Y.Y., Zhu, J., Wang, L., Aafaqi, S., Rahkonen, O., Slorach,C., Traister, A., Leung, C.H., Chiasson, D., Mertens, L., Benson, L., Weisel, R., Hinz, B., Maynes, J.T., Coles, J., Caldarone, C.A. (2013). Pulmonary vein stenosis and the pathophysiology of ‘upstream’ pulmonary veins. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 148(1):245-253[PDF]

Hinz, B.: (2013) Matrix mechanics and regulation of the fibroblast phenotype, Periodontology 2000 63, 1–16 [PDF]

Speight, P., Nakano, H., Kelly, T.J., Hinz, B., Kapus, A.: (2013) Differential topical susceptibility to TGFbeta in the intact and injured regions of the epithelium: key role in myofibroblast transition. Molecular Biology of the Cell 24:3326-3336[PDF]

Klingberg, F., Hinz, B., White, E.: (2013) The myofibroblast matrix: implications for tissue repair and fibrosis, J Pathology 229:298–309 [PDF]

Gordillo, G., Bernatchez, S., Diegelmann, R., Di Pietro, L., Eriksson, E., Hinz, B. , Hopf, H.W., Kirsner, R., Liu, P., Parnell,L.K.S., Sandusky, G., Sen, C., Tomic-Canic, M., Volk, S., Baird, A:. (2013) Proceedings of the Wound Healing Society pre-conference symposium on pre-clinical models of wound healing: Is man the model? Advances in Wound Care January/February 2013: 1-4 [PDF]

Hinz, B., Ulrich, M., Beele, H., and Kletsas, D.: (2013) The 22nd Annual Meeting of the European Tissue Repair Society, Fibrogenesis & Tissue Repair 6: 3-6 [PDF

Pub 2012

Balestrini, J.L., Chaudhry, S., Sarrazy, V., Koehler, A., and Hinz, B.: (2012) The mechanical memory of lung myofibroblasts, Integrative Biology 4, 410-421 [PDF]

Hinz, B., Phan, S.H., Thannickal, V.J., Prunotto, M., Desmouliere, A., Varga, J., De Wever, O., Mareel, M., Gabbiani, G.: (2012) Recent developments in myofibroblast biology: paradigms for connective tissue remodeling. American Journal of Pathology 180(4):1340-55 [PDF]

Rosenzweig, D.H., Matmati, M., Khayat, G., Chaudhry, S., Hinz, B., and Quinn, T.M.: (2012) Culture of primary bovine chondrocytes on a continuously expanding surface inhibits dedifferentiation. Tiss Eng Part A 18(23-24):2466-76. [PDF]

Tondeleir, D., Lambrechts, A., Müller, M., Jonckheere, V., Doll, T., Vandamme, D., Bakkali, K., Waterschoot, D., Lemaistre, M., Debeir, O., Decaestecker, C., Hinz, B.: Staes, A., Timmerman, E., Colaert, N., Gevaert, K., Vandekerckhove, J., Ampe, C. (2012)Cells lacking ?-actin are genetically reprogrammed and maintain conditional migratory capacity. Mol Cell Proteomics 11: 255-271 [PDF]

Darby, I.A., Hinz, B., and Desmoulière, A.: (2012) Myofibroblasts: Origins and regulation of phenotype by mechanical signaling, Biomedical and Health Research 136-145

Arnoldi, R., Chaponnier, C., and Gabbiani, G., and Hinz, B.: (2012) Smooth muscle heterogeneity, in: Muscle: Fundamental Biology and Mechanisms of Disease, Editors: J. A. Hill & E.N. Olson, 1183-1195

Geissbuehler M., Spielmann T., Formey A., Märki I., Leutenegger M., Hinz B, Johnsson K., Van De Ville D., Lasser T.: (2012) Triplet imaging of oxygen consumption during the contraction of a single smooth muscle cell (A7r5). Adv Exp Med Biol. 737:263-8. [PDF]

Hinz, B.: (2012) Mechanical aspects of lung fibrosis: a spotlight on the myofibroblast. b 9: 137-147 [PDF].

Hinz, B. and McCulloch, C.M.: (2012) Integrin function in heart fibrosis: Mechanical strain, TGF-beta1 activation and collagen glycation, in: “Extracellular matrix: pathobiology and signalling”, edited by Nikos Karamanos, Publisher: DeGruyter, Berlin, Germany, 406-431

Scherer, S.S., Tobalem, M., Vigato, E., Heit, Y., Modarressi, A., Hinz, B., Pittet, B., and Pietramaggiori, G.: (2012) Nonactivated versus thrombin-activated platelets on wound healing and fibroblast-to-myofibroblast differentiation in vivo and in vitro. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 129, 46e-54e [PDF]

Otranto, M., Sarrazy, V., Bonté, F., Hinz, B, Gabbiani, G., Desmoulière, A.: (2012) The role of the myofibroblast in tumor stroma remodeling. Cell Adhesion & Migration 6: 203-219 [PDF]

Hinz, B., Schürch, W., Seemayer, T.A., and Gabbiani, G.: (2012) Myofibroblast. In: “Histology for Pathologists”, 4th edition, S.E. Mills, Lippincott-Williams & Wilkins Pub., USA., 131-177

Pub 2011

Buscemi, L., Ramonet, D., Klingberg, F., Formey, A., Smith-Clerc, J., Meister, J.-J., and Hinz, B.: (2011) The single-molecule mechanics of the latent TGFbeta1 complex. Current Biology 21, 2046–2054 [PDF]

Carnesecchi, S., Deffert, C., Donati, Y., Basset, O., Hinz, B., Preynat-Seauve, O., Guichard, C., Arbiser, J.L., Banfi, B., Pache, J.-C., Barazzone-Argiroffo, C., Krause, K.-H.: (2011) A key role for NOX4 in epithelial cell death during development of lung fibrosis. Antioxidants and Redox Signaling 15, 607-619 [PDF]

Hinz, B., Desmoulière, A., Darby, I.A., Gabbiani, G.: (2011) The role of the myofibroblast in fibrosis and cancer progression. In: 'Tumor-Associated Fibroblasts and Their Matrix'. Springer Press, Editors: M. M. Mueller and N. Fusenig, p.37-74 [Publisher]

Hinz, B. and Gabbiani, G.: (2011) The role of myofibroblasts in Dupuytren's disease: Fundamental aspects of contraction and therapeutic perspectives. Book chapter: in "Morbus Dupuytren and Related Hyperproliferative Disorders: Principles, Research, and Clinical Perspectives". Springer Press, Editors: C. Eaton, M. H. Seegenschmiedt, p.53-60 [Publisher]

Majd, H. Quinn, T., Wipff, P.-J., and Hinz, B.: (2011) Dynamic expansion culture for mesenchymal stem cells. 'Mesenchymal Stem Cell Assays and Applications'. Methods in Molecular Biology In: M.C. Vemuri, M.S. Rao & L.G. Chase (eds.), Vol. 698, 175-188  [PDF]

Obarzanek-Fojt, M., Favre, B., Huber, M., Ryser, S., Moodycliffe, A.M., Wipff, P.-J., Hinz, B., Hohl, D.: (2011) Induction of p38, tumour necrosis factor-alpha and RANTES by mechanical stretching of keratinocytes expressing mutant keratin 10R156H. British J Dermatol 164, 125-134 [PDF]

Shieh, A.C. Rozansky, H.A., Hinz, B., Swartz, M.A.: (2011) Tumor cell invasion is promoted by interstitial flow-induced matrix priming by stromal fibroblasts. Cancer Res 71, 790-800 [PDF]

Pub 2010

Castella L.F., Buscemi, L., Godbout, C., Meister, J.J., Hinz, B.: (2010) A new lock-step mechanism of matrix remodelling based on subcellular contractile events. Journal of Cell Science 123 (10):1751-60 [PDF]

Castella, L.F., Gabbiani, G., McCulloch, C.A., Hinz, B.: (2010) Regulation of myofibroblast activities: Calcium pulls some strings behind the scene. Exp Cell Res. Sep 10;316(15):2390-2401 [PDF]

Chan, M., Hinz, B., and McCulloch, C.A.: (2010) Mechanical Induction of Gene Expression in Connective Tissue Cells. Gene Expression in Connective Tissue Cells. In: G.V. Shivashankar, editor, Academic Press, Methods in Cell Biology 98. 179-181 [PDF]

Geissbuehler, M., Spielmann, T., Formey, A., Märki, I., Leutenegger, M., Hinz, B., Johnsson, K., Van De Ville, D., Lasser, T.: (2010) Triplet imaging of oxygen consumption during the contraction of a single smooth muscle cell (A7r5). Biophys J. Jan 20;98(2):339-49 [PDF]

Hinz, B.: (2010) The myofibroblast in connective tissue repair and regeneration In: Regenerative medicine and biomaterials for the repair of connective tissues. Woodhead Publishing, Editors: C. Archer and J. Ralphs, Cardiff, UK, p.39-80 [Publisher]

Hinz, B. and Gabbiani, G.: (2010) Fibrosis: recent advances in myofibroblast biology and new therapeutic perspectives. F1000 Med Rep 2:78 [PDF]

Hinz, B.: (2010) The myofibroblast: Paradigm for a mechanically active cell. J Biomech. Jan 5;43(1):146-55 [PDF]

Modarressi, A., Pietramaggiori, G., Vigato, E., Godbout, C., Pittet-Cuenod, B., and Hinz, B.: (2010) Hypoxia impairs skin myofibroblast differentiation and function. J Invest Dermatol, 130, 2818-2827 [PDF]

Obarzanek-Fojt, M., Favre, B., Huber, M., Ryser, S., Moodycliffe, A.M., Wipff, P.-J., Hinz, B., and Hohl, D.: (2010) Induction of p38, tumour necrosis factor-a and RANTES by mechanical stretching of keratinocytes expressing mutant keratin 10R156H. British Association of Dermatologists [PDF]

Pub 2009

Hinz, B.: (2009) Tissue Stiffness, Latent TGFbeta1 Activation and Mechanical Signal Transduction: Implications for the Pathogenesis and Treatment of Fibrosis. Current Rheumatology Reports 11:120-6 [PDF]


Li, B., Bedard, K, Sorce, S., Hinz, B., Dubois-Dauphin, M., Krause, K.-H.: (2009) NOX4 expression in human microglia leads to constitutive generation of reactive oxygen species and to constitutive IL-6 expression. J Innate Immunity 1: 570-581 [PDF]


Majd, H., Wipff, P.-J., Quinn, T., and Hinz, B.: (2009) A Novel Method of Dynamic Culture Surface Expansion Improves Mesenchymal Stem Cell Proliferation and Phenotype. Stem Cells 27: 200-209 (Journal Cover Page[PDF]


Smith-Clerc and Hinz, B.: (2009) Visualizing the cytoskeleton - a selection of immunofluorescence protocols. In: T.D. Hewitson, I.A. Darby (eds.), Histology Protocols, Methods in Molecular Biology 611: 43-57

Vaahtomeri, K., Ventelä, E., Laajanen, K., Katajisto, P., Wipff, P.-J., Hinz, B., Vallenius, T., Tiainen, M., Mäkelä., T.P.: (2009)Lkb1 is required for TGF?-mediated myofibroblast differentiation. J Cell Sci 121:3531-3540 [PDF]


Wipff, P.-J., Hinz, B.: (2009) Myofibroblasts work best under stress. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies 13, 121–127 [PDF]


Wipff PJ, Majd H, Acharya C, Buscemi L, Meister JJ, Hinz, B.: (2009) The covalent attachment of adhesion molecules to silicone membranes for cell stretching applications. Biomaterials 30 1781–1789 [PDF]

Pub 2008

Acharya, C., Hinz, B., Kundu, S.C.: (2008) The effect of lactose-conjugated silk biomaterials on the development of fibrogenic fibroblasts. Biomaterials. Dec;29(35):4665-75 [PDF]


Follonier, L., Schaub, S., Meister, J.J., Hinz, B.: (2008) Myofibroblast communication is controlled by intercellular mechanical coupling. J Cell Sci. Oct 15;121(Pt 20):3305-16 [PDF]


Hinz, B.: (2008) Cell adhesion and signaling. In: The motile actin system in health and disease. Edited by C. Ampe and A. Lambrechts, Transworld Research Network, 198-218

Hinz, B.: (2008) Molecular regulation of myofibroblast formation. Experimental Dermatology, 17, 873–895 [PDF]


Machesky, L., Jurdic, P. and Hinz, B.: (2008) Grab, stick, pull and digest: the functional diversity of actin-associated matrix-adhesion structures. Workshop on Invadopodia, Podosomes and Focal Adhesions in Tissue Invasion. EMBO reports 9, 139 - 143 [PDF]


Pittet, P., Lee, K., Kulik, A.J., Meister, J.J., Hinz, B.: (2008) Fibrogenic fibroblasts increase intercellular adhesion strength by reinforcing individual OB-cadherin bonds. 1: J Cell Sci. Mar 15;121(Pt 6):877-86 (Journal Cover Page[PDF]


Vaahtomeri, K., Ventelä, E., Laajanen, K., Katajisto, P., Wipff, P.J., Hinz, B., Vallenius, T., Tiainen, M., Mäkelä, T.P.: (2008) Lkb1 is required for TGFbeta-mediated myofibroblast differentiation. J Cell Sci. Nov 1;121(Pt 21):3531-40 [PDF]


Wipff, P.J., Hinz, B.: (2008) Integrins and the activation of latent transforming growth factor beta1- an intimate relationship. Eur J Cell Biol. Sep;87(8-9):601-15 [PDF]

Pub 2007

Hinz, B., Phan, S.H., Thannickal, V.J., Galli, A., Bochaton-Piallat, M.L., Gabbiani, G.: (2007) The myofibroblast: one function, multiple origins. Am J Pathol. Jun;170(6):1807-16. [PDF]


Hinz, B.: (2007) Formation and function of the myofibroblast during tissue repair. J Invest Dermatol. Mar;127(3):526-37. [PDF]


Link, A., Vogt, T.K., Favre, S., Britschgi, M.R., Acha-Orbea, H., Hinz, B., Cyster, J.G., Luther, S.A.: (2007) Fibroblastic reticular cells in lymph nodes regulate the homeostasis of naive T cells. Nat Immunol. Nov;8(11):1255-65. [PDF]


Machesky, L., Jurdic, P., and Hinz, B.: (2007) Grab, stick, pull and digest: the functional diversity of actin-associated matrix adhesion structures. EMBO Reports 9: 139-143. [PDF]


Schürch, W., Seemayer, T.A., Hinz, B., and Gabbiani, G.: (2007) Myofibroblast. In: Histology for Pathologists. 3rd edition, S.E. Mills, Lippincott-Williams & Wilkins Pub., U.S.A., pp. 123-164.

Wipff, P.J., Rifkin, D.B., Meister, J.J., Hinz, B.: (2007) Myofibroblast contraction activates latent TGF-beta1 from the extracellular matrix. J Cell Biol. Dec 17;179(6):1311-23. [PDF]

Pub 2006

Goffin, J.M., Pittet, P., Csucs, G., Lussi, J., Meister, J.-J., and Hinz, B.: (2006) Focal adhesion size controls tension-dependent recruitment of alpha-smooth muscle actin to stress fibers. J Cell Biol 172: 259-268 (Journal Cover Page) [PDF]


Hinz, B.: (2006) Masters and servants of the force: the role of matrix adhesions in myofibroblast force perception and transmission. Eur J Cell Biol 85: 175-181

Rönty, M., Leivonen, S.K., Hinz, B., Rachlin, A., Kähäri, V.-M., Otey, C.& Carpén, O.: (2006) Isoform-specific regulation of the actin-organizing protein palladin during TGFbeta1-induced myofibroblast differentiation. J Invest Dermatol 126:2387-2395 [PDF]


Tomasek, J.J., Martin, M.D., Vaughan, M.B., Cowen, R., Kropp, B.P., Gabbiani, G., Haaksma, C.J., and Hinz, B.: (2006) Contraction of myofibroblasts in granulation tissue is dependent on Rho/Rho kinase/myosin light chain phosphatase activity. Wound Rep Reg 14:313-320

Pub 2005

Hinz, B. (co-authorship), Clement, S., Dugina, V., Gabbiani, G., and Chaponnier, C.: (2005) The N-terminal Ac-EEED sequence plays a role in alpha-smooth muscle actin incorporation into stress fibers. J Cell Sci 118: 1395-404 [PDF]


Montjovent, M.O., Mathieu, L., Hinz, B., Applegate, L.L., Bourban, P.-E., Zambelli, P.Y., Manson, J.A., and Pioletti, D.P.: (2005) Biocompatibility of bioresorbable PLA composite scaffolds obtained by supercritical gas foaming with human fetal bone cells. Tissue Eng 11:1640-1649 [PDF]


Ng, C.P., Hinz, B., and Swartz, M.A.: (2005) Interstitial flow induces myofibroblast differentiation and collagen alignment in vitro. J Cell Sci 118: 4731-4739 [PDF]


Peters, T., Sindrilaru, A., Hinz, B., Hinrichs, R., Menke, A., Al-Azzeh, E.A.D., Holzwarth, K., Oreshkova, T., Wang, H., Kess, D., Walzog, B., Sulyok, S., Sunderkötter, C., Friedrich, W., Wlaschek, M., Krieg, T., and Scharffetter-Kochanek, K.: (2005) Wound-healing defect of CD18-/- mice due to a decrease in TGF-b1 and myofibroblast differentiation. EMBO J. 24: 3400-3410 [PDF]

Pub 2004

Hinz, B., Pittet, P., Smith-Clerc J., Chaponnier, C., and Meister, J.-J.: (2004) Myofibroblast development is characterized by specific cell-cell adherens junctions. Mol Biol Cell 15: 4310-4320 (Cover Page) [PDF]


Hinz, B.: (2004) Discussion of "The contractile properties and responses to tensional loading of Dupuytren's disease-derived fibroblast are altered: a cause of the contracture?" by Bisson et al., Plast Reconstr Surg 13: 622-624

Shepard, P., Hinz, B., Smola-Hess, S., Meister, J.-J., Krieg, T., and Smola, H.: (2004) Dissecting the roles of endothelin and TGF? in myofibroblast differentiation by keratinocytes. Thromb Haemost 92:262-274

Thorey, I.S., Hinz, B., Hoeflich, A., Kaesler, S., Bugnon, P., Elminger, M., Wanke, R., Wolf, E., and Werner, S.: (2004) Transgenic mice reveal novel activities of growth hormone in wound repair, angiogenesis and myofibroblast differentiation. J Biol Chem 279: 26674-26684 [PDF]

Pub 2003

Hinz, B. and Gabbiani, G.: (2003) Cell-matrix and cell-cell contacts of myofibroblasts: role in connective tissue remodeling. Thromb Haemost 90(6):993-1002 (Cover Page)

Hinz, B. and Gabbiani, G.: (2003) Mechanisms of force generation and transmission by myofibroblasts. Curr Opin Biotech 14:538-546 (Cover Page)

Hinz, B., Dugina, V., Ballestrem, C., Wehrle-Haller, B., and Chaponnier, C.: (2003) alpha-smooth muscle actin is crucial for focal adhesion maturation in myofibroblasts. Mol Biol Cell 14: 2508-2519 [PDF]

Pub 2002

Hinz, B., Gabbiani, G., and Chaponnier, C.: (2002) The NH2-terminal peptide of alpha-smooth muscle actin inhibits force generation by the myofibroblast in vitro and in vivo. J Cell Biol 157:657-663 [PDF]


Tomasek, J.J., Gabbiani, G., Chaponnier, C., Hinz, B., and Brown, R.A.: (2002) Myofibroblasts and mechano-regulation of connective tissue remodelling. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol 3: 349-363 (Cover Page)

Pub 2001

Ballestrem, C., Hinz, B., Imhof, B., and Wehrle-Haller, B.: (2001) Marching at the front and dragging behind: differential alpha v beta 3 integrin turnover regulates focal adhesion behavior. J Cell Biol 155:1319-1332 [PDF]


Hinz, B., Celetta, G., Tomasek, J.J., Gabbiani, G., and Chaponnier, C.: (2001) Alpha-smooth muscle actin expression up-regulates fibroblast contractile activity. Mol Biol Cell 12: 2730-2741. [PDF]


Hinz, B., Mastrangelo, D., Iselin, C.E. Chaponnier, C., and Gabbiani, G.: (2001) Mechanical tension controls granulation tissue contractile activity and myofibroblast differentiation. Am J Pathol 159:1009-1020. (Cover Page) [PDF]


Hinz, B., von Hänisch, W., Johnen, C., and Kaiser, H.W.: (2001) Das Zytoskelett. In: Fortschritte der Praktischen Dermatologie und Venerologie. edited by G. Plewig and K. Degitz Springer Verlag, 2001. [PDF]

Pub 1995 - 2000
1995 - 2000

Alt, W., O. Brosteanu, Hinz, B., and Kaiser, H.W.: (1995) Patterns of spontaneous motility in videomicrographs of human epidermal keratinocytes. Biochem Cell Biol 73:441-459. [Abstract]



Ballestrem, C., Hinz, B., Wehrle-Haller, B., and Imhof, B.A.: (2000) Actin-dependent lamellipodia formation and microtubule-dependent tail retraction control directed cell migration. Mol Biol Cell 11:2999-3012.  [PDF]


Hinz, B., Alt, W., Johnen, C., Herzog, V. and Kaiser, H.W.: (1999) Quantifying lamella dynamics of cultured cells by SACED, a new computer-assisted motion analysis. Exp Cell Res 251:234-243. [PDF]


Hinz, B., and Brosteanu, O.: (1997) Periodicity in shape changes of human epidermal keratinocytes. In: Dynamics of Cell and Tissue Motion, edited by Alt, W., Deutsch, A., and Dunn, G. Basel: Birkhaeuser, p. 15-20. [PDF]

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