Japanese scientists identify long-elusive enzyme necessary for proper regulation of cilia
It's safe to say that cilia, the hairlike appendages jutting out from the smooth surfaces of most mammalian cells, have long been misunderstood - underestimated, even. Not to be confused with their whiplike cousins flagella, which propel sperm, one type of ...
TBCCD1, a new centrosomal protein, is required for centrosome and Golgi apparatus positioning
TBCCD1 localizes at the centrosome and at the spindle midzone, midbody and basal bodies of primary and motile cilia ... flagella and affected centriole linkage and positioning, which leads to defects in spindle orientation. In spite of the differences ...
What’s Inside of a Microtubule?
Axonemes are a superstructure formed by nine microtubule doublets (+ two central microtubules) and are found in long cellular projections such as flagella or cilia (like the primary ... of microtubules is also seen in centrioles … in fact a centriole ...
Oldest primate fossil yet found. It is a tiny Chinese Archicebus fossil
You do understand the difference between a religious claim and a scientific claim ... and actin molecules-cytoskeleton for support or intracellular transport.-flagella (or cilia) 2. DNA in chromosomes (intertwined with histone protein) 3.
Why are bacteria different from eukaryotes?
In the interview here, she applies a breathtaking breadth of scholarship and a fearless imagination to the fundamental question of the difference between ... those of bacteria, and those genomes usually contain a lot more noncoding DNA whose function ...