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mi·cro·tu·bule
[mahy-kroh-too-byool, -tyoo-]
NOUN [CELL BIOLOGY.]
1.
a hollow cylindrical structure in the cytoplasm of most cells, involved in intracellular shape and transport.
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Microtubule - Wikipedia
Microtubules (micro- + tube + -ule) are a component of the cytoskeleton, found throughout the cytoplasm. These tubular polymers of tubulin can grow as long as  ... More »
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Microtubule definition, a hollow cylindrical structure in the cytoplasm of most cells , involved in intracellular shape and transport. See more.

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Jan 20, 2016 ... Definition: Microtubules are fibrous, hollow rods, that function primarily to help support and shape the cell. They also function as routes along ...

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Define microtubule: any of the minute tubules in eukaryotic cytoplasm that are composed of the protein tubulin and form an important component of the …

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Mar 31, 2017 ... A microtubule is made up of polymers of alpha- and beta-tubulin dimers. It is a tubular structure with diameter of 25 nm, length ranging from 200 ...

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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  ...

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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...

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Microtubules are filamentous intracellular structures that are responsible for various ... The term is entirely descriptive - the prefix hetero- means "different," the  ...