microtubule nucleation

The process in which tubulin alpha-beta heterodimers begin aggregation to form an oligomeric tubulin structure (a microtubule seed). Microtubule… (More)
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2010
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2010
Microtubules are polymeric protein structures and components of the cytoskeleton. Their dynamic polymerization is important for… (More)
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2010
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2010
CDK5RAP2 is a human microcephaly protein that contains a γ-tubulin complex (γ-TuC)-binding domain conserved in Drosophila… (More)
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2006
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2006
The γ-tubulin ring complex (γTuRC) is a large multi-protein complex that is required for microtubule nucleation from the… (More)
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2005
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2005
The centrosome organizes microtubules by controlling nucleation and anchoring processes. In mammalian cells, subdistal appendages… (More)
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2005
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2005
Skeletal muscle differentiation involves a complete reorganization of the microtubule network. Nearly 20 years ago, Tassin et al… (More)
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2005
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2005
Despite the absence of a conspicuous microtubule-organizing centre, microtubules in plant cells at interphase are present in the… (More)
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2002
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2002
The protein PCM-1 localizes to cytoplasmic granules known as "centriolar satellites" that are partly enriched around the… (More)
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1995
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1995
The microtubule cytoskeleton of animal cells does not assemble spontaneously, but instead requires the centrosome. This organelle… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
The role of the neuronal microtubule-associated protein tau has been studied by generating a series of tau constructs differing… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
gamma-Tubulin is a newly identified member of the tubulin family whose sequence is highly conserved from yeast to man. This minor… (More)
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