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microtubule

[¦mī·krō′tüb·yül]
(cell and molecular biology)
One of the hollow tubelike filaments found in certain cell components, such as cilia and the mitotic spindle, and composed of repeating subunits of the protein tubulin.
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Cell division and subsequent radicle protrusion in tomato seeds are inhibited by osmotic stress but DNA synthesis and formation of microtubular cytoskeleton are not.
Un analisis por polimerizacion microtubular del desarrollo del cerebelo revela que la expresion de la familia de microtubulos asociados a proteinas deja 5 formas de tubulina que fueron reguladas por las THs (Rudi's et al, 2005).
Characterisation of halloysite for use as a microtubular drug delivery system.
He covers lesions associated with monoclonal immunoglobulin production and non-fibrillar protein deposits, lesions associated with fibrillar and microtubular protein deposits, and lesions associate with monoclonal immunoglobulin-M production and deposits.
In support of this hypothesis counts the fact that the ig1 mutation affects the nucleus and the microtubular cytoskeleton of the cells in the embryo sac (Huang & Sheridan, 1996) in a way similar to that described for stress treatments in induced microspores (reviewed in Maraschin et al.
Ultrastructural analysis of our patient's cilia revealed complete loss of 9+2 pattern of microtubular structure, instead microvillus-like structures were present.
Long term alcohol consumption induces microtubular changes in the adult rat cerebellar cortex.
Description of two new species of Eriococcus (Coccoidea: Eriococcidae) and redescription of two species with groups of microtubular ducts from Argentina
Additional potential mechanisms include toxic effects of acetaldehyde on acinar cells, induction of microtubular dysfunction and oxidative stress, as well as uncoupling of mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation (16).
Uno de los principales problemas relacionados con la congelacion de ovocitos MIV es la sensibilidad del sistema microtubular a las bajas temperaturas y a los agentes crioprotectores [21].