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The family-specific α4-helix of the kinesin-13, MCAK, is critical to microtubule end recognition (2016)
Journal Article
Patel, J. T., Belsham, H. R., Rathbone, A. J., Wickstead, B., Gell, C., & Friel, C. T. (2016). The family-specific α4-helix of the kinesin-13, MCAK, is critical to microtubule end recognition. Open Biology, 6(10), doi:10.1098/rsob.160223. ISSN 2046-2441

Kinesins that influence the dynamics of microtubule growth and shrinkage require the ability to distinguish between the microtubule end and the microtubule lattice. The microtubule depolymerizing kinesin MCAK has been shown to specifically recognize... Read More