Lecture8-8

Lecture8-8 - Functions of microtubules Microtubule motor...

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The Cytoskeleton What the cytoskeleton does Three types of protein filaments The cytoskeleton and cell-cell junctions
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Intermediate filaments Structure of intermediate filaments Classes of intermediate filaments Functions of intermediate filaments Microtubules Structure of microtubules
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Microtubules assembly and disassembly The centrosome: the major microtubule-organizing center in animal cells Dynamic instability
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Unformatted text preview: Functions of microtubules Microtubule motor proteins kinesins dyneins Organelles move along microtubules Cilia and flagella: Actin filaments Structure of actin filaments Actin and tubulin polymerize by similar mechanisms The functions of proteins that bind to actin The cell cortex Cell crawling Actin and myosin form contractile structures Muscle contraction How myosin "walks"...
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