In vitro formation of filaments from calf brain microtubule protein

James C. Lee, Jay Hirsh, Serge N. Timasheff

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Electron micrographs of filaments formed by purified calf brain tubulin show structures with a uniform cross-section diameter of 29 ± 3 nm, similar to that of native microtubules. Exposure to low temperature led to the disappearance of the filaments.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)726-729
Number of pages4
JournalArchives of Biochemistry and Biophysics
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1975


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biophysics
  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology

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