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Dev Cell. 2007 Oct;13(4):455-6.

Tubulin delivery: polymerization chaperones for microtubule assembly?

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Department of Biological Sciences, 111 Research Drive, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA 18015, USA. lc07@lehigh.edu

Abstract

A new paper by Slep and Vale in a recent issue of Molecular Cell provides structural clues as to how three different +TIP proteins interact with tubulin and suggests that +TIPs deliver oligomers of tubulin dimers to growing microtubule ends.

PMID:
17925218
DOI:
10.1016/j.devcel.2007.09.009
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