Polymerization Dynamics of Cytoskeletal Filaments
Published Online: 19 APR 2001
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Maciver, S. K. 2001. Polymerization Dynamics of Cytoskeletal Filaments. eLS. .
- Published Online: 19 APR 2001
Polymerization dynamics is the description of the equilibrium between polymeric and monomeric states. The proteins of the cytoskeleton are able to polymerize and depolymerize through continuous cycles of addition or subtraction of monomer units, and the cytoskeleton is not a static entity.
- intermediate filament proteins