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Unformatted text preview: MT? d. How many steps can this motor protein make in one second? e. A neuron has to tranport acetylcholine packaged in a vesicle from near the nucleus, down the axon, to the tip for release at a synapse. The length of the axon is 600 micrometers. Assuming the motor protein doesnt stumble and fall off the MT, how many minutes will it take to deliver the cargo vesicle? f. What two cytoplasmic parameters might influence the rate of cargo movement?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2011 for the course BIS 104 taught by Professor Scholey during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.
- Spring '08
- cell biology