electrotaxis


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electrotaxis

[i¦lek·trō′tak·səs]
(biology)
Movement of an organism in response to stimulation by electric charges.
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Cheng, "Electrotaxis of lung cancer cells in ordered three-dimensional scaffolds," Biomicrofluidics, vol.
Temel, "In vitro and in vivo neuronal electrotaxis: a potential mechanism for restoration?," Molecular Neurobiology, vol.
This agrees with clinical findings that (1) cells die when they dry and (2) endogenous and exogenously enhanced electrotaxis is enhanced in a physiological moist wound environment.