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Cell. 2006 Dec 29;127(7):1302-4.

A molecular "zipper" for microtubules.

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Department of Cell Biology, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390, USA. masahide.kikkawa@utsouthwestern.edu

Abstract

The dynamics of the microtubule cytoskeleton are controlled by microtubule-associated proteins (MAPs). In this issue, show that Mal3p, the yeast EB1 homolog, belongs to a new class of MAPs that "zipper" up the seam of the microtubule lattice.

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17190594
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10.1016/j.cell.2006.12.009
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