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microtubules, at the end f mytosis
and have spoindle that needs t be
taken apart not like other kinesins
wrenches protofilaments apart
when needs to get rid of
Figure 16-44 Molecular Biology of the Cell (© Garland Science 2008)
microtubules reason not depolimerizing in the - end is
because the are anchored in a very stable
place, have stable anchor. special proteins
that are at the end of every protofilemnt Growth of microtubules is initiated by gamma-tubulin red probably
meber of tubulin
tubulin. only at
one end of the
the - end
tubulin filament. Stain with an anti-gamma
tubulin antibody (red).
synthesis at one end (-)
(green). Growth of microtubules is initiated by gamma-tubulin centrosome: mysterious organelles that within them
have microtubule based stuctures called centriooles
perfectly at 90 degrees from eachother and associated
with centriolar matrix consiting of many proteins.
functions not well kn...
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2014 for the course MCDB 165A taught by Professor Iruela-arispe during the Winter '08 term at UCLA.
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