tubulin

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tubulin

[′tü·byə·lən]
(biochemistry)
A globular protein containing two subunits; 10-14 molecules are arranged to form a microtubule.
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Zhou, "Expression of alpha-tubulin and MDR1 and their correlation with the biological features of non-small cell lung carcinoma," Chinese Journal of Oncology, vol.
Tubulin molecules occur as dimers containing one alpha-tubulin (1TUB_A) and one beta-tubulin (1TUB_B) molecule.
Monoclonal antibodies specific for an acetylated form of alpha-tubulin recognize the antigen in cilia and flagella from a variety of organisms.