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Microtubule Depolymerization Process

Known as: Disassembly of Microtubules, microtubule disassembly, microtubule shortening 
Any microtubule process involving the removal of tubulin heterodimers from one or both ends of a microtubule.
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Mitotic chromosome segregation requires that kinetochores attach to microtubule polymers and harness microtubule dynamics to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
In cells, stable microtubules (MTs) are covalently modified by a carboxypeptidase, which removes the C-terminal Tyr residue of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
The RhoA GTPase plays a vital role in assembly of contractile actin-myosin filaments (stress fibers) and of associated focal… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
  • Ora Bernard
  • The international journal of biochemistry & cell…
  • 2007
  • Corpus ID: 24009594
The members of the LIM kinase (LIMK) family, which include LIMK 1 and 2, are serine protein kinases involved in the regulation of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The antitumor drug Taxol stabilizes microtubules and reduces their dynamicity, promoting mitotic arrest and cell death. Upon… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Alzheimer's Disease (AD) is defined histopathologically by extracellular β-amyloid (Aβ) fibrils plus intraneuronal tau filaments… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Parkinson disease (PD) is characterized by the specific degeneration of dopaminergic (DA) neurons in substantia nigra and has… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Sister kinetochores must bind microtubules in a bipolar fashion to equally segregate chromosomes during mitosis. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The effects of calcium (Ca) were assessed using video-enhanced differential interference contrast light microscopy on individual… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
We constructed complexes between isolated chromosomes and microtubules made from purified tubulin to study the movement of… Expand
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