Shear-Stress device

We have developed in house a shear-stress device that allows studying the effect modification of shear stress on renal cells. However this can be extended to any adherent cell, including endothelial, intestinal or urinary tract cells, central nervous system cells, excretory ducts of exocrine glands, bone cells …

montage 50This tool can also be used to study the effects of drugs in the context of shear stress, encountered in many situations, e.g. blood flow, food bolus transfer, urine movement, cerebrospinal liquid circulation ….

Some references: Miravète et al 2011, Miravète et al 2012.