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Curr Biol. 2005 Feb 22;15(4):R126-9.

Microtubule cytoskeleton: a new twist at the end.

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The Scripps Research Institute, Department of Cell Biology, 10550 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, California 92037, USA. twittman@scripps.edu

Abstract

A diverse group of proteins known as +TIPs specifically recognize the growing plus ends of microtubules in cells. Two recent papers on one such protein, CLIP-170, provide new insights into the cellular functions of +TIPs as well as the mechanism by which they track microtubule ends.

PMID:
15723782
DOI:
10.1016/j.cub.2005.02.010
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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