Chapter 15. Microtubule Organizing Centers in Polarized Epithelial Cells

  1. Prof. Dr. Erich A. Nigg
  1. Mette M. Mogensen

Published Online: 17 JUN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527603808.ch15

Centrosomes in Development and Disease

Centrosomes in Development and Disease

How to Cite

Mogensen, M. M. (2004) Microtubule Organizing Centers in Polarized Epithelial Cells, in Centrosomes in Development and Disease (ed E. A. Nigg), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527603808.ch15

Editor Information

  1. Max-Planck-Institute of Biochemistry, Department of Cell Biology, Am Klopferspitz 18a, 82152 Martinsried, Germany

Author Information

  1. School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 JUN 2005
  2. Published Print: 27 JUL 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527309801

Online ISBN: 9783527603800

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Keywords:

  • centrosomes in development;
  • centrosomes in disease;
  • microtubule organizing centers;
  • polarized epithelial cells;
  • centrosomal microtubule nucleation;
  • microtubule arrays;
  • microtubule minus-end anchorage;
  • microtubules and anchoring complexes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Centrosomal Microtubule Nucleation

  • Non-centrosomal Microtubule Arrays

  • Microtubule Minus-end Anchorage at Centrosomal and Non-centrosomal Sites

  • Centrosomal Release of Microtubules and Anchoring Complexes

  • Stabilization of Non-centrosomal Microtubules

  • Release and Capture

  • Acknowledgments

  • References