Engineering and Materials Mechanotransduction Q6
- Read the task in Box 1.
- Download each of the pdfs and read them. Keep these open so you can refer to them as you watch the video.
- Watch the video.
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.