Microtubule assembly and disassembly

Microtubule assembly and disassembly - • • Mitosis...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Microtubule assembly and disassembly In a living cell there is a mixture of microtubules and free tubulin subunits. The mitotic spindle itself is maintained by a continuous balanced addition and loss of tubulin subunits. Microtubule will grow if subunits are added more quickly to plus end than they
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: • • Mitosis Microtubules must completely reorganize during mitosis resulting in the formation of a mitotic spindle. Duplicated centrosomes at beginning of mitosis move to opposite poles....
View Full Document

This document was uploaded on 11/03/2011 for the course BIOLOGY MCB2010 at Broward College.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online