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Microtubule Polymerization Process

Known as: Microtubule Polymerization, microtubule assembly 
Microtubule polymerization is a cellular process typically, though not solely, involved in cell motility and cell division. Stabilization of… Expand
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2018
Review
2018
Colchicine is a tricyclic, lipid-soluble alkaloid derived from the plant of the Lily family Colchicum autumnale, sometimes called… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Regulated increase in the formation of microtubule arrays is thought to be important for axonal growth. Collapsin response… Expand
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
One of the neuropathological hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease is the neurofibrillary tangle, which contains paired helical… Expand
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
The highly conserved protein γ-tubulin is required for microtubule nucleation in vivo. When viewed in the electron microscope, a… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Microtubule-associated proteins (MAP), such as tau, modulate the extent and rate of microtubule assembly and play an essential… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Tau protein from mammalian brain promotes microtubule polymerization in vitro and is induced during nerve cell differentiation… Expand
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Tau is a family of closely related proteins known for its ability to copolymerize with tubulin, inducing the formation of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
TAXOL (Fig. 1) was isolated from the plant Taxus brevifolia (western yew) by Wani et al., who reported that the molecule has… Expand
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Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
A heat stable protein essentail for microtubule assembly has been isolated. This protein, which we designate tau (tau), is… Expand
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Highly Cited
1972
Highly Cited
1972
Isolated rat brain tubulin can be repolymerized in vitro in solutions containing adenosine triphosphate or guanosine triphosphate… Expand
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