"Treadmilling"? Is it in actin and microtubules?

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"Treadmilling"? Is it in actin and microtubules?

Post by sundew773 » Sat Jul 02, 2005 9:15 pm

Can anyone explain to me what "treadmilling" is?

And can it occur in BOTH microtubules and actin?

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Very appreciative!

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Post by James » Sat Jul 02, 2005 10:43 pm

The dictionary can help you, and heres an animation:
http://dkc.jhu.edu/~teal/treadmill.html

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