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Microtubules are cylidrical structures bundled into centrioles. They provide structural support for the cytoskeleton of the cell as well as connectivity between other organelles.

Microtubule - Wikipedia

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Microtubules (micro- + tube + -ule) are a component of the cytoskeleton, found throughout the cytoplasm. These tubular polymers of tubulin can grow as long as  ...

Structures and Functions of Microtubules - Rice University

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Microtubules are filamentous intracellular structures that are responsible for various kinds of movements in all eukaryotic cells. Microtubules are involved in ...

The Function Of Microtubules - SoftSchools

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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 ...

Biology4Kids.com: Cell Structure: Microtubule

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Microtubules - Thick Protein Tubes. Microtubules are usually discussed with microfilaments. Although they are both proteins that help define cell structure and  ...

Microtubules: Definition, Functions & Structure - Video & Lesson ...

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The cytoskeleton gives cells structure and shape and allows them to move around. It's also important for intracellular transport. Learn about...

Microtubule | Define Microtubule at Dictionary.com

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Microtubule definition, a hollow cylindrical structure in the cytoplasm of most cells , involved in intracellular shape and transport. See more.

Microtubules Definition and Examples - Biology - About.com

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Jan 20, 2016 ... Microtubules are hollow rods, functioning primarily to help support and shape the cell. They form the routes along which organelles move within ...

Microtubules - The Cell - NCBI Bookshelf

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Microtubules, the third principal component of the cytoskeleton, are rigid hollow rods approximately 25 nm in diameter. Like actin filaments, microtubules are ...

Microtubules, Filaments | Learn Science at Scitable - Nature

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Dynamic networks of protein filaments give shape to cells and power cell movement. Learn how microtubules, actin filaments, and intermediate filaments ...