Definition of microtubule in English:
A microscopic tubular structure present in numbers in the cytoplasm of cells, sometimes aggregating to form more complex structures.
- The dynactin complex interacts with both microtubules and microfilaments.
- As in wild type, the cytoplasm of the cap cell has many microtubules organized parallel to the longitudinal axis of the organelle.
- The microtubules tie the chromosomes to the mitotic spindle during cell division.
Definition of microtubule in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India