Microtubules (micro- + tube + -ule) are a component of the cytoskeleton, found
throughout the cytoplasm. These tubular polymers of tubulin can grow as long as
Microtubules are filamentous intracellular structures that are responsible for
various kinds of movements in all eukaryotic cells. Microtubules are involved in ...
Microtubules are usually discussed with microfilaments. Although they are both
proteins that help define cell structure and movement, they are very different ...
The cytoskeleton gives cells structure and shape and allows them to move
around. It's also important for intracellular transport. Learn about...
Microtubules are hollow, fibrous shafts whose main function is to help support
and give shape to the cell. They also serve a transportation function, as they are ...
Mar 30, 2013 ... Microtubules are critical throughout the cell cycle – they organize cellular
components and split them in two. Here are a series of videos of the ...
Dynamic networks of protein filaments give shape to cells and power cell
movement. Learn how microtubules, actin filaments, and intermediate filaments ...
Microtubule definition, a hollow cylindrical structure in the cytoplasm of most cells
, involved in intracellular shape and transport. See more.
Microtubules play a role in the migration of chromosomes to opposite ends of a
mitosing cell during the anaphase. Microtubules are hollow tubes 24 to 25 ...
Summary of the main functions of microtubules together with basic information
about the structure of microtubules that explains how they provide their main ...