Plus end of microtubule

Known as: Plus End of the Microtubule, Growing End of Microtubule, microtubule plus end 
The growing (plus) end of a microtubule. In vitro, microtubules polymerize more quickly at the plus end than at the minus end. In vivo, microtubule… (More)

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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Autophagy is the main eukaryotic degradation pathway for long-lived proteins, protein aggregates, and cytosolic organelles… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Motility is a fundamentally important property of most members of the kinesin superfamily, but a rare subset of kinesins are also… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Gap junctions are intercellular channels that connect the cytoplasms of adjacent cells. For gap junctions to properly control… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
The microtubule cytoskeleton is essential to cell morphogenesis. Growing microtubule plus ends have emerged as dynamic regulatory… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Mitotic cells face the challenging tasks of linking kinetochores to growing and shortening microtubules and actively regulating… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
CLIP-associating protein (CLASP) 1 and CLASP2 are mammalian microtubule (MT) plus-end binding proteins, which associate with CLIP… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Little is known about how nerve growth factor (NGF) signaling controls the regulated assembly of microtubules that underlies axon… (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
1994
Highly Cited
1994
To further elucidate the mechanism of organelle transport, we cloned a novel member of the mouse kinesin superfamily, KIF1B. This… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
We have isolated a protein factor from Xenopus eggs that promotes microtubule assembly in vitro. Assembly promotion was… (More)
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