Reorganization of actin filament bundles in living fibroblasts

  • Y. L. Wang
  • Published 1984 in The Journal of cell biology


We investigated how actin bundles assemble, disassemble, and reorganize during cell movement. Living chick embryonic fibroblasts were microinjected with actin molecules that had been fluorescently labeled with tetramethylrhodamine. We found that the fluorescent analogue of actin can be used successfully by both existing and newly formed cellular structures… (More)


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