Structur2 - microtubule. • The microtubule appears as a...

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Structure: Microtubules are built from subunits- molecules of tubulin . Each subunit is a dimer composed of two similar tubulins ( alpha tubulin and beta tubulin ) bound tightly together by noncovalent bonding. The tubulin subunits are then stacked - to form the wall of a hollow cylindrical
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Unformatted text preview: microtubule. • The microtubule appears as a cylinder with 13 protofilaments [each a linear chain of tubulin subunits made with alpha and beta tubulin alternating along its length....
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This document was uploaded on 11/03/2011 for the course BIOLOGY MCB2010 at Broward College.

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