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Microtubules are one of the components of the cytoskeleton. They have a diameter of 25 nm and length varying from 200 nanometers to 25 micrometers. Microtubules serve as structural components within cells and are involved in...
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These straight, hollow cylinders, composed of tubulin proteins, are found throughout the cytoplasm of all eukaryotic cells and perform a number of functions.
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Microtubules are filamentous intracellular structsure that are responsible for ... Because the functions of microtubules are so critical to the existence of ...
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As mitosis proceeds, microtubules grow out from each centrosome with their plus ... These clusters of microtubules are called spindle fibers. ...
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The Cell - A Molecular Approach is a basic text that provides an accessible introduction for undergraduate or medical students who are taking a first course on cell ...
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This book is concerned with the progression from molecules to multicellular organisms. ... The microtubules in six specialized touch-sensitive neurons in the nematode ...
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With respect to microtubules, what is dynamic instability and why is it important to the cell? ... How might microtubules organize different functional domains? ...
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Microtubules may work alone, or join with other proteins to form more complex ... Microtubules can be seen in a bundle in this negatively stained preparation. ...
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a,b-Tubulin heterodimer & microtubule structure. Centriole & centrosome ... A n a,b-tubulin heterodimer is the basic structural unit of microtubules. ...
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Spiral arranged microtubules visible in a cross-section of an axopod from a heliozoan protist. ... Microtubules are long, vacant, unbranched cylinders about 25 ...
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SEARCH FOR QUANTUM AND CLASSICAL MODES OF INFORMATION PROCESSING IN MICROTUBULES: ... Among cytoskeletal components, microtubules (MTs) are directly involved in ...
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7.Cytoskeletons and Microtubules ... The organization of mammalian microtubules is interesting from a mathematical point of view. ...
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microtubule n. Any of the proteinaceous cylindrical hollow structures that are distributed throughout the cytoplasm of eukaryotic cells, providing
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The internal framework of a cell, composed largely of actin filaments and microtubules. ... Microtubules are slender cylindrical structures that exhibit a cytoplasmic ...
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Microtubules act as a scaffold to determine cell shape, and provide a ... Microtubules also form the spindle fibers for separating chromosomes during mitosis. ...
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Biology4Kids.com! The web site that teaches the basics of biology and life science to everyone! ... microfilaments are thin, microtubules are thick, strong ...
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Until now, researchers have imaged microtubules at a resolution of only about 20 ... The fundamental building block of microtubules is a globular protein called ...
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The most promising candidate for this function seemed to be the microtubules. ... If microtubules, indeed, conduct such signals one could hardly expect them to ...
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Microtubules and ... Microtubules are radially arrayed from the center of the cell and ... at kinetochores the microtubules are linked to chromosomes. ...
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