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Curr Opin Cell Biol. 1999 Aug;11(4):476-82.

Membrane motors.

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School of Biological Sciences, University of Manchester, 2.205 Stopford Building, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PT, UK.


Research over the past 18 months has revealed that many membranous organelles move along both actin filaments and microtubules. It is highly likely that the activity of the microtubule motors, myosins and static linker proteins present on any organelle are co-ordinately regulated and that this control is linked to the processes of membrane traffic itself.

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