Figure 34.21. Microtubule Structure.

Figure 34.21Microtubule Structure

Schematic views of the helical structure of a microtubule. α-tubulin is shown in dark red and β-tubulin in light red. (A) Top view. (B) Side view.

From: Section 34.3, Kinesin and Dynein Move Along Microtubules

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Berg JM, Tymoczko JL, Stryer L.
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