Unformatted text preview: The structure of centrioles is similar to that of basal bodies in that they have 9 triplets of microtubules. Centrioles occur in pairs; each one oriented at a right angle to the other. Centrioles are contained within a structure called a centrosome . The centrosome and centrioles are involved in the formation of the microtubules....
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- Fall '10
- basal body, Microtubule Organizing Center, basal bodies