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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Low dose colchicine binding to beta-tubulin results in curved tubulin dimer and prevents it from adopting a straight structure, due to a steric clash between colchicine and beta-tubulin.
mesentericum using as molecular markers the beta-tubulin gene, the (GTG)5 microsatellite and the M13 minisatellite; 3) to assess phylogenetic relationships among the above mentioned truffles species and try to determine the taxonomic position of T.
Cancer cells acquire mitotic drug resistance properties through beta I-tubulin mutations and alterations in the expression of beta-tubulin isotypes.
Two phylogenetically highly distinct beta-tubulin genes of the basidiomycete Suillus bovinus.
Alpha- and beta-tubulin are similar because they evolved by duplication and divergence from another ancestral gene.
Class III beta-tubulin isotype predicts response in advanced breast cancer patients randomly treated either with single-agent doxorubicin or docetaxel.
Beta-tubulin and benzimidazole resistance in the sheep nematode Haemonchus contortus.
Different types of DNA sequence data, the ITS and 28S nuclear ribosomal regions, the protein-coding RPB1, and beta-tubulin genes are compared.
Phylogenetic analysis of beta-tubulin sequences from amitochondrial protozoa.
determined the exact sequence of amino acids that form a leishmania protein called beta-tubulin, a key component of tiny fibers called microtubules.