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Table 1 Cyclic mechanical stretch affects alignment in VSMCs in vitro

From: Variability in vascular smooth muscle cell stretch-induced responses in 2D culture

Study Cell type Freq. Unit Stretch Plate Axis Time Wave Results
Zhu [62] AoSMC (human) 1 Hz STREX 10 % Collagen I Uniaxial 0–3 h   Alignment ↑
Liu [63] AoSMC (rat) 0.5–2 Hz FX-4000 10 % Collagen I Equibiaxial 0–12 h   Alignment ↑
Chen [60] AoSMC (bovine) 1 Hz FX-4000 10 % Collagen I   24 h, 48 h Sinusoidal Alignment ↑
Standley [59] AoSMC (rat) 1 Hz Flexercell 20 % Collagen I Uniaxial 48 h   Alignment ↑
Li [61] AoSMC (bovine) 1 Hz FX-4000 10 % Collagen I   0–24 h Square Alignment ↑