The Journal of Cell Biology - Volume 159, issue 4

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Electronic ISSN
1540-8140
Print ISSN
0021-9525

Abstract

Microtubules grow persistently from the centrosome to the cell margin, and then enter a state of dynamic instability, repeatedly growing and shrinking over short distances to probe the margin of the cell. This process is thought to be critical for rapid sensing of cell shape changes. On page 5

Journal: The Journal of Cell Biology, vol. 159, no. 4, 2002