Microtubule assembly and disassembly

Microtubule assembly and disassembly - • • Mitosis...

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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
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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....
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