*  Microtubule Orientation in the Brassinosteroid Mutants lk, lka and lkb of Pea - Open Access Repository
Knowles, CL and Koutoulis, A and Reid, JB (2004) Microtubule Orientation in the Brassinosteroid Mutants lk, lka and lkb of Pea. ... the microtubules (MTs). This study adds to our. knowledge the fact that brassinolide (BL) can cause. MT realignment in azuki ... Microtubule Orientation in the Brassinosteroid Mutants lk, lka and lkb of Pea ...
  https://eprints.utas.edu.au/12566/
*  Microtubule Self-Assembly Kinetics - Durham University
Microtubule assembly and disassembly is vital for many fundamental cellular processes. Our current understanding of microtubule ... This is because there is a shift in microtubule tip structure from relatively blunt at low free concentrations to relatively ... Together, our studies lead to a major revision of kinetic estimates of microtubule assembly, and provide a new perspective on ... Biomathematics Seminar: Microtubule Self-Assembly Kinetics. Presented by Davide Odde, University of Minnesota ...
  https://www.dur.ac.uk/mathematical.sciences/events/seminars/seminararchives/?seminar=3361
*  Calpain-6, a microtubule-stabilizing protein, regulates Rac1 activity and cell motility through interaction with GEF-H1 |...
Effects of siRNA-induced CAPN6 knockdown on the association of GEF-H1 with microtubules and active Rac1. (A,B) Microtubule co- ... 5A,B). In this assay, the total amount of microtubules sedimented (stabilized microtubules) was the same in control and Capn6- ... The initial polarization of microtubule assembly is led by actin filaments, and conversely the polarized microtubules ... we have demonstrated that CAPN6 can bind to microtubules, mainly through domain III, and induce microtubule stabilization ...
  http://jcs.biologists.org/content/124/8/1214
*  CEP290 tethers flagellar transition zone microtubules to the membrane and regulates flagellar protein content | JCB
... that bridge the transition zone microtubules with the membrane are missing from most cep290 doublet microtubules. Insets in C ... Microtubule-membrane interactions in Chlamydomonas flagella. In The Chlamydomonas Sourcebook. Volume 3. G.B. Witman, editor. ... Basal bodies and microtubules. J. Cell Biol. 38:403-425. doi:10.1083/jcb.38.2.403. ... I. Isolation and electrophoretic analysis of microtubules, matrix, membranes, and mastigonemes. J. Cell Biol. 54:507-539. doi: ...
  http://jcb.rupress.org/content/190/5/927
*  Atomic view of microtubules -- K Trade Fair
... the physical property that enables microtubules to play a crucial role in cell division. ... that enabled them to identify the crucial role played by a family of end-binding proteins in regulating microtubule dynamic ... Berkeley Lab researchers produced an atomic view of microtubules ... Atomic view of microtubules Berkeley Lab researchers produced ... "Our study shows how EB proteins can either facilitate microtubule assembly by binding to sub-units of the microtubule, ...
  http://www.k-online.com/cgi-bin/md_k/lib/pub/tt.cgi/Atomic_view_of_microtubules.html?oid=78016&lang=2&ticket=g_u_e_s_t
*  Cylindrical Cell Structure Parts May Aid in Targeting Diseases Such as Cancer, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's - Neuroscience News
The model of microtubule assembly that most people accept shows the individual subunits, dimers of the protein tubulin, just ... Image Source: Kinesin dimer on the microtubule image is adapted from a Wikimedia Commons image shared by user Kebes with the CC ... "If nature invokes the two interactions in which part of the microtubule is flattened, then it may show us the function and ... "We want to understand the structure and regulation of microtubules because they are not static; they are always moving as they ...
  http://neurosciencenews.com/microtubule-tubulin-lateral-interactions-computational-neuroscience/
*  Nanoscale Force Generation and Rigidity of Isotypically Purified b-Tubulin Microtubules
Nanoscale Force Generation and Rigidity of Isotypically Purified β-Tubulin Microtubules. K Beinert and J A Tuszynski*. ... Microtubules are one of three cytoskeletal filaments found in eukaryotic cells, which exhibit a constant transition between ... We have investigated microtubule dynamics found in isotypically purified β-tubulin in order to understand how different ... The rate constants determined by our model were found to vary significantly between β-II, β-III, and β-IV microtubules. This ...
  http://www.foresight.org/Conferences/AdvNano2004/Abstracts/Beinert/index.html
*  Plant microtubules | Journal of Cell Science
Similarly, a homologue of the microtubule-severing protein katanin p60 also plays an essential role in cortical microtubule ... which form crossbridges between adjacent microtubules and maintain microtubule spacing. It is a relative of the Dis1/TOG/ ... Microtubules in animal cells at interphase generally form highly organized radial arrays anchored by centrosomes. Plant ... Highly similar MAPs thus appear able to coordinate remarkably different microtubule organization strategies. ...
  http://jcs.biologists.org/content/115/7/e702
*  Making tracks to axis determination | Development
These arise because of defects in the organisation of the microtubules that move grk mRNA around the oocyte. spn-F, the authors ... On p. 1477, Trudi Schüpbach and colleagues identify a new protein - Spn-F - that affects microtubule organisation and axis ... In these mutant embryos, abnormal mRNA localisation is accompanied by defects in the organisation of microtubule minus ends and ... mRNA localisation requires an organised microtubule network, and in this issue of Development two papers investigate how ...
  http://dev.biologists.org/content/133/8/e804
*  Self-organization of an acentrosomal microtubule network at the basal cortex of polarized epithelial cells | JCB
We show that the steady-state microtubule network appears to form by a combination of microtubule-microtubule and microtubule- ... However, the addition of increased microtubule stabilization at microtubule-microtubule and microtubule-cortex interactions ... microtubule network is generated by increased microtubule stabilization at sites of microtubule-microtubule and microtubule- ... generated microtubule nucleation sites coupled with microtubule stabilization upon microtubule-microtubule and microtubule- ...
  http://jcb.rupress.org/content/171/5/845
*  MAPless microtubule dynamics | Journal of Cell Science
For example, the authors show that the persistent growth of microtubules does not require the activity of microtubule- ... Microtubules - polymers of tubulin - are important components of the cytoskeleton. They constantly cycle between periods of ... Overall, the authors' findings provide a foundation for a better understanding of microtubule dynamics. In addition, they ... associated proteins (MAPs) but is an inevitable consequence of a nucleated system of dynamic microtubules polymerizing in a ...
  http://jcs.biologists.org/content/119/22/e2204
*  Paper Chase | HMS
APC is an RNA-binding protein, and its interactome provides a link to neural development and microtubule assembly.. Cell. Jul ... We show β2B-tubulin is synthesized in axons and localizes preferentially to dynamic microtubules in the growth cone periphery. ... Adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) is a microtubule plus-end scaffolding protein important in biology and disease. APC is ... Targets were highly enriched for APC-related functions, including microtubule organization, cell motility, cancer, and ...
  https://hms.harvard.edu/research/paper-chase?pcq=25036633&destination=research/paper-chase%3Fpcs%3D%26pcq%3D%26pci%3D
*  Colchicine effect on microtubules
Ligands; Microtubule-Associated Proteins/isolation & purification; Microtubule-Associated Proteins/metabolism; Microtubules/ ... Colchicine Inhibition of Microtubule. Pathogen via Copolymer. Formation*. (Possible for colchicine effect on microtubules, ... Main / Summer Savings / Colchicine effect on microtubules Mechanism of inhibition of microtubule polymerization by colchicine: ... Quantitation of the Antidepressant ofCD Complexon Microtubule. Infusion. Microtubule assembly at. Unlike cold or allergy sinus ...
  http://geptsite.info/summer-savings/colchicine-effect-on-microtubules.php
*  Cell microtubules, anaglyph 3D - Stock Video Clip K003/4489 - Science Photo Library
This clip shows the microtubules of the cell's cytoskeleton, surrounded by proteins in the cytoplasm, with the motor protein ... Cell microtubules, anaglyph 3D animation. Clip 4 of 10. This clip forms part of an animation sequence showing protein ... microtubule, microtubules, modelled, molecular, molecule, molecules, motor protein, moving, nanoscale, protein, protein ... Caption: Cell microtubules, anaglyph 3D animation. Clip 4 of 10. This clip forms part of an animation sequence showing protein ...
  http://www.sciencephoto.com/media/477202/view
*  DSpace at IIT Bombay: Transcription factor NF-kappa B associates with microtubules and stimulates apoptosis in response to...
Using TN16, a known microtubule targeting agent, we found that microtubule dynamics plays a critical role in NF-kappa B- ... Transcription factor NF-kappa B associates with microtubules and stimulates apoptosis in response to suppression of microtubule ... microtubule interaction. Treatment of cells with low concentrations of TN16 (25 and 50 nM) that suppressed microtubule dynamics ... Here, we found that NF-kappa B is associated with polymeric tubulin and co-localized with microtubules in MCF-7 cells. ...
  http://dspace.library.iitb.ac.in/jspui/handle/100/17569
*  Endocytic membrane fusion and buckling-induced microtubule severing mediate cell abscission | Journal of Cell Science
Finally, we show that central spindle microtubule reorganization is driven by localized microtubule buckling and breaking, ... Endocytic membrane fusion and buckling-induced microtubule severing mediate cell abscission. John A. Schiel, Kristin Park, Mary ... Endocytic membrane fusion and buckling-induced microtubule severing mediate cell abscission. John A. Schiel, Kristin Park, Mary ... Endocytic membrane fusion and buckling-induced microtubule severing mediate cell abscission. John A. Schiel, Kristin Park, Mary ...
  http://jcs.biologists.org/content/early/2011/04/12/jcs.081448
*  NuMA-tic Motoring | Science
... a complex of the microtubule motor protein dynein and dynactin powers NuMA transport along microtubules to the polar region. ... During mitosis, two arrays of microtubules form the bipolar mitotic spindle in order to effect partitioning of the duplicated ... and a protein known as NuMA is needed to properly gather the ends of the microtubules at the poles. ... perhaps through binding of the individual microtubules to a NuMA multimer. Disruption of NuMA transport by addition of the ...
  http://science.sciencemag.org/content/288/5471/1551.2
*  Kinesin/myosin in microtubules
... x011 at Lehigh.EDU x011 at Lehigh.EDU Fri Mar 24 09:03:28 EST 1995 *Previous message: ... The data curve supports this with a ossilation of 50/50 hook up of the myosin/kinesin system to the microtubules. It is ... Gilbert et al reports that myosin and kinesin are binary switching in the microtubules. These dimer actions I naturally see as ... important to note that there is considerable interest in the microtubules because the dimers support quantum interactions and ...
  http://www.bio.net/bionet/mm/neur-sci/1995-March/017486.html
*  EXTRACELLULAR MICROTUBULES | JCB
The mastigoneme microtubule is of smaller diameter (170-190 A) than cytoplasmic microtubules in these or other plant cells. ...
  http://jcb.rupress.org/content/40/2/446
*  Thinning microtubules | JCB
The clusters carried with them centrosomal proteins such as γ-tubulin, the microtubule nucleator. The release of microtubules ... where microtubules were previously scarce. Because the freed microtubules are not protected at their minus ends, they are more ... Centrosomes spit out microtubules to thin out their load at the end of mitosis, as illustrated by Rusan and Wadsworth on page ... Microtubules were released and actively transported outwards in the direction of the cell poles (away from the chromosomes), ...
  http://jcb.rupress.org/content/168/1/9.2
*  Atomic View of Microtubules | Berkeley Lab
Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley researchers have produced an atomic view of microtubules furthering the understanding of cell ... "Our study shows how EB proteins can either facilitate microtubule assembly by binding to sub-units of the microtubule, ... or else cause a microtubule to disassemble by promoting GTP hydrolysis that destabilizes the microtubule lattice," says Eva ... Atomic View of Microtubules. Berkeley Lab Researchers Achieve Record 3.5 Angstroms Resolution and Visualize Action of a Major ...
  https://newscenter.lbl.gov/2015/08/04/atomic-view-of-microtubules/
*  Microtubules shape the cell | JCB
... consisting of a well-defined system of microtubules, Tilney and Porter reasoned that "if the microtubules are instrumental in ... Soon after microtubules were first described by electron microscopy, several investigators began suggesting that they were ... Disassembly of the microtubules with these treatments prevented the characteristic cell shape changes in, and thus ... Cold treatment of A. nucleofilum cells caused the microtubules to disassemble and the axopodia to withdraw; after returning the ...
  http://jcb.rupress.org/content/169/4/553.1
*  REGULATION OF MICROTUBULES IN TETRAHYMENA | JCB
Accessory radial ribbons of microtubules develop immediately adjacent to oral field basal bodies as a late step in their ... They may either represent stores of microtubule subunit protein, or serve as effectors of basal body movement during their ... Clusters of randomly oriented thin-walled microtubules are found surrounding oral basal bodies at all times during ...
  http://jcb.rupress.org/content/56/2/441
*  microtubule associated proteins
STUDIES ON MICROTUBULE BINDING PROTEINS. Ronald A Milligan; Fiscal Year: 2010. ..Additional work on microtubule associated ... microtubule associated proteins. Summary. Summary: High molecular weight proteins found in the MICROTUBULES of the cytoskeletal ... of the microtubule filament by post-translational modification of tubulin subunits or decoration by microtubule associated ... 2. Defective microtubule dynamics and/or interactions with Microtubule Associated Proteins (MAPs) Disease causing mutations ...
  https://www.labome.org/topics/chemicals/and/proteins/nerve/microtubule-associated-proteins-14405.html