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 ...
The cytoskeleton gives cells structure and shape and allows them to move
around. It's also important for intracellular transport. Learn about...
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Microtubules are the main "building blocks" that form the cytoskeleton - which is
the cell's framework within which all components of the cell are held in position ...
A microtubule is a polymer of globular tubulin subunits, which are arranged in a
cylindrical tube measuring 24 nm in diameter — more than twice the width of an ...
Jan 20, 2016 ... Cytoskeleton, confocal light micrograph. Tubulin, the protein that makes up
microtubules, is blue. Microtubules are part of the cytoskeleton, ...
Back to "BioMath Problems" Page. Microtubules in Mitosis. Microtubules play a
role in the migration of chromosomes to opposite ends of a mitosing cell during ...
An a,b-tubulin heterodimer is the basic structural unit of microtubules. The
heterodimer does not come apart, once formed. The a and b tubulins, which are