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Katanin Severing Straying Microtubules

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Caption: A short movie clip shows a single severing event. The microtubule array is fluorescent green and the microtubules' growing tips are marked red. The white arrow follows the growing tip of one microtubule as it crosses over existing microtubules. A pink arrow appears when a crossover is cut. The microtubule disintegrates behind the cut and disappears.

Credit: Dixit Lab

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