Universal physical responses to stretch in the living cell
Universal physical responses to stretch in the living cell, Xavier Trepat, Linhong Deng, Steven S. An, Daniel Navajas, Daniel J. Tschumperlin, William T. Gerthoffer, James P. Butler & Jeffrey J. Fredberg Nature 447 p.529 (2007) 
Soft Matter Keywords
The mechanical response of living cells to transient stretching is studied. The dependence (or lack there of) of the post-stretch dynamics is also investigated. The study found universal aspects to post-stretching recovery in cells treated with a broad spectrum of drugs.