Cilium assembly: Delivery of tubulin by kinesin-2-powered trains

Jonathan M. Scholey

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Abstract

The kinesin-2-driven anterograde transport of intraflagellar transport (IFT) trains has long been suspected to deliver cargo consisting of tubulin subunits for assembly at the axoneme tip. Important new work identifies the tubulin binding site on IFT trains that is responsible for this cargo transport.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume23
Issue number21
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 4 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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