Cortical Actin Filaments

Cortical Actin Filaments - o filaments arranged opposite...

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Cortical Actin Filaments Cortical Actin Filaments organized into 3 types of arrays Parallel bundles o microspikes and filopodia o filaments oriented same polarity o closely spaced (10-20 nm apart) Contractile bundles o stress fibers and contractile ring (mitosis)
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Unformatted text preview: o filaments arranged opposite polarities o more loosely spaced (30-60 nm apart) o contain the motor protein myosin-II • Gel-like network of cell cortex o filaments arranged loose open array o many orthogonal interconnections...
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This document was uploaded on 11/03/2011 for the course BIOLOGY BSC1105 at Broward College.

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