microtubule sliding

Known as: microtubule translocation 
The movement of one microtubule along another microtubule. [PMID:14557818, PMID:14614826]
National Institutes of Health

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1973-2017
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
Remarkably, forces within a neuron can extend its axon to a target that could be meters away. The two main cytoskeleton… (More)
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2010
2010
Microtubules are typically observed to buckle and loop during interphase in cultured cells by an unknown mechanism. We show that… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The dynamic behavior of the microtubule cytoskeleton plays a crucial role in cellular organization, but the physical mechanisms… (More)
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2004
2004
The movement of eukaryotic flagella is characterized by its oscillatory nature. In sea urchin sperm, for example, planar bends… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Regulation of ciliary and flagellar motility requires spatial control of dynein-driven microtubule sliding. However, the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
During mitosis in budding yeast the nucleus first moves to the mother-bud neck and then into the neck. Both movements depend on… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The regulation of microtubule sliding in flagellar axonemes was studied with the use of Chlamydomonas mutants and in vitro assays… (More)
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1991
1991
In Paramecium tetraurelia, cyclic nucleotides are important physiological second messengers that could regulate dynein… (More)
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1986
1986
Structural studies of stationary principal bends and of definitive patterns of spontaneous microtubule sliding disruption… (More)
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1981
1981
The movement of eukaryotic cilia and flagella is caused by ATP-driven active sliding between the doublet microtubules1–3, and the… (More)
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