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… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Non-muscle myosin II has diverse functions in cell contractility, cytokinesis and locomotion, but the specific contributions of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Several microtubule binding proteins, including CLIP-170 (cytoplasmic linker protein-170), CLIP-115, and EB1 (end-binding protein… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Several microtubule-binding proteins including EB1, dynactin, APC, and CLIP-170 localize to the plus-ends of growing microtubules… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
EB1 targets to polymerizing microtubule ends, where it is favorably positioned to regulate microtubule polymerization and confer… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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