Latest Cytoskeleton Stories
The proteins actin, myosin and titin are big players in the business of muscle contraction.
Cell biologists at Johns Hopkins have identified key steps in how certain molecules alter a cell’s skeletal shape and drive the cell’s movement.
A new study in the Journal of General Physiology (www.jgp.org) uses state-of-the-art fluorescence microscopy to provide a striking 3-D picture of how class V myosins (myoV) "walk" along their actin track.
New research explains how cells regulate their bonds during the development of new blood vessels.
Scientists from the Cluster of Excellence Nanosystems Initiative Munich have now succeeded in building a simple model system consisting of only three components to study the laws of such so-called absorbing states.
Interdisciplinary research between biology and physics aims to understand the cell and how it organizes internally.
Biologists at Florida State devise new way to watch how cells move.
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