Microtubules Formation (image) Hokkaido University Share Print E-Mail Caption The microtubules formed wave patterns when no stress is applied (left). When the elastomer substrate is expanded and contracted, they turned into an aligned pattern (middle) or a zigzag pattern (right). Credit Daisuke I. et al., ACS Nano. October 4, 2019 Usage Restrictions These images are copyrighted and can be used for reporting this research work without acquiring a permission if credited as instructed. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.