How Is Tensegrity Important in Human Cells?

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It' beginning to change in that I'm winning awards based on it, but it's taken 35 years and there are some people who just will never see the value in it on the other hand it's modeling mechanical things and so many of them don't care about mechanical things and don't think they should care about mechanical things.

From the engineering side it doesn't use conventional engineering so they don't know what to do with it so it's a sort of fell in between the spaces but that's how new things emerge. I think what's happened though is that people are using the terms that tensegrity uncovered like the tension in the cell all biologists absolutely now agrees absolutely critical for cell shape and functional control.

The idea and engineers call these pre-stress is known for example that the red blood cell membrane can't hold the chip without the pre-stress in our bodies that the tall in my muscle determines the whether my arm stays inflexible. That's tensegrity. But what we've shown it's at all these different size scales.

And I think, so they may not be using the term tensegrity but they are using the principles and saying that this is the new way of thinking how things work. The only thing that came out of tensegrity was thinking about how cells feel mechanical forces and respond to them in our environment, which we know are critical in that, our own remodels, astronauts own bone breaks down if they go under microgravity, elderly if they are in bed, bed rest, and not working.

Bone reserves muscles entropy, high blood pressure changes the remodeling of a blood vessel. How cells respond to those forces, no one had any idea. And people thought it was sort of pushing on a membrane, non specifically. The Tensegrity model suggests that there's more like cells are a bit more like [UNKNOWN] where you push up with pores/g and you put 10 pegs in your wingen/g and then the force will be felt through the 10 pegs to the ground not everywhere along the membrane.

And that led us us to identify specific molecules that called integrants/g that mediate this, that's now what works up did in the scientific community the idea that the site of skeleton is critical, we all accept it. So they may not use the term, but all the principles and concepts have been well accepted now.