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Engineering and Materials Mechanotransduction Q6

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The Task

Answering an exam question on mechanotransduction for biomedical engineering and materials student


The first year module, Clinical Problems in Biomedical Engineering and Materials, ends with a two and a half hour exam. The exam consists of six questions (download the Clinical Problems in Biomedical Engineering and Materials exam paper).

Question 6 tests students' understanding of mechanotransduction and how mechanical loading affects protein biosynthesis. Students were asked to illustrate their answers where appropriate. Students answered the essay question in a variety of ways with illustrations, bullet points, tables and/or text. Any of these ways of answering the question are acceptable. 

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