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Nanotubes: Cellular membranes on supply

( -- When unfolding a tent for the first time, you may wonder how the huge tarpaulin fits into a bag the size of a football. Biologists wonder about something similar: when a cell divides, the surface area of ...

dateMar 11, 2011 in Bio & Medicine
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Atomic model of tropomyosin bound to actin

New research sheds light on the interaction between the semi-flexible protein tropomyosin and actin thin filaments. The study, published by Cell Press on February 15th in the Biophysical Journal, provides the first detailed ...

dateFeb 15, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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