Bacterial Cytoskeleton: Not Your Run-of-the-Mill Tubulin

@article{Margolin2007BacterialCN,
  title={Bacterial Cytoskeleton: Not Your Run-of-the-Mill Tubulin},
  author={William Margolin},
  journal={Current Biology},
  year={2007},
  volume={17},
  pages={R633-R636}
}
Large plasmids of some Bacillus species encode a distinct tubulin homolog, TubZ, implicated in maintenance of the host plasmid. A recent study has shown that TubZ polymers exhibit treadmilling behavior in vivo, suggesting that they are involved in mitotic activity. 

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