Post-translational regulation of the microtubule cytoskeleton: mechanisms and functions

@article{Janke2011PosttranslationalRO,
  title={Post-translational regulation of the microtubule cytoskeleton: mechanisms and functions},
  author={Carsten Janke and Jeannette Chlo{\"e} Bulinski},
  journal={Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology},
  year={2011},
  volume={12},
  pages={773-786}
}
Half a century of biochemical and biophysical experiments has provided attractive models that may explain the diverse functions of microtubules within cells and organisms. However, the notion of functionally distinct microtubule types has not been explored with similar intensity, mostly because mechanisms for generating divergent microtubule species were not yet known. Cells generate distinct microtubule subtypes through expression of different tubulin isotypes and through post-translational… 

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