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Microtubules

Known as: cytoplasmic microtubule, Micro Tubule, Micro-tubule 
Microtubules of the eukaryotic cytoskeleton perform essential and diverse functions and are composed of a heterodimer of alpha and beta tubulin. The… Expand
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Review
2011
Review
2011
Microtubule nucleation is regulated by the γ-tubulin ring complex (γTuRC) and related γ-tubulin complexes, providing spatial and… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Highly dynamic mitotic-spindle microtubules are among the most successful targets for anticancer therapy. Microtubule-targeted… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Reversible acetylation of α-tubulin has been implicated in regulating microtubule stability and function. The distribution of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Evaluation of the electrostatic properties of biomolecules has become a standard practice in molecular biophysics. Foremost among… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Microtubules are long, proteinaceous filaments that perform structural functions in eukaryotic cells by defining cellular shape… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
A monoclonal antibody to the microtubule-associated protein tau (tau) labeled some neurofibrillary tangles and plaque neurites… Expand
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
We report here that microtubules in vitro coexist in growing and shrinking populations which interconvert rather infrequently… Expand
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
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
Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
Microtubule assembly is enhanced by the addition of 1 M sucrose or 4 M glycerol to the reassembly mixture. Tubulin can be… Expand
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