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Microtubule

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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 ...

Biology4Kids.com: Cell Structure: Microtubule

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Microtubules are usually discussed with microfilaments. Although they are both proteins that help define cell structure and movement, they are very different ...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

Microtubule Structures - Molecular Cell Biology - NCBI Bookshelf

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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 ...

Microtubules in neurons as information carriers - Wiley Online Library

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Microtubules in neurons consist of highly dynamic regions as well as stable regions, some of which persist after bouts of severing as short mobile polymers.

Functions of Microtubules in Cells - IvyRose Holistic

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Summary of the main functions of microtubules together with basic information about the structure of microtubules that explains how they provide their main ...

Microtubules

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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 each ...

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Microtubules
These straight, hollow cylinders are found throughout the cytoplasm of all eukaryotic cells (prokaryotes don't have them) and carry out a variety of functions, ranging from transport to structural support. Microtubules, which are about 25 nanometers...