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Contact: Lynn Yarris
DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Microtubules in Detail

Caption: The most detailed look ever at the assembly and disassembly of microtubules, tiny fibers of tubulin protein that play a crucial role in cell division, provides new insight into the success of the anti-cancer drug Taxol.

Credit: Image courtesy of Nogales Lab

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