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tubulin

 [too´bu-lin]
the constituent protein of microtubules; thought to be involved in phagocyte motility.

tu·bu·lin

(tū'byū-lin),
A protein subunit of microtubules; it is a dimer composed of two globular polypeptides, α-tubulin and β-tubulin.
See also: dynein.

tubulin

(to͞o′byə-lĭn, tyo͞o′-)
n.
A globular protein that is the basic structural constituent of microtubules.

tu·bu·lin

(tū'byū-lin)
A protein subunit of microtubules; it is a dimer composed of two globular polypeptides, α-tubulin and β-tubulin.
See also: dynein

tubulin

A contractile protein that forms microtubules. These form the spindle fibres in MITOSIS that draw chromosomes apart is the course of cell division.

tubulin

a globular protein molecule, similar to ACTIN, that is the building block of microtubules within the cytoplasm of cells.
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Western blot analysis for the acetylated alpha-tubulin levels in these cells demonstrated a reduction in acetyl [alpha]-tubulin expression in lysates of HDAC6 overexpressing HEK293T cells compared to cells transfected with empty vector thus indicating that hdac6 gene cloned by us is catalytically active at protein level (Figure 5(b)).
The microtubular network disorganization and the peculiar location of alpha-tubulin near the sarcolemma might be responsible for the accumulation of mature autophagic vacuoles observed at 24 h.
Two alpha-tubulin and two betatublulin isotypes showed preferential accumulation in 10- and 20-dpa fibers, respectively and this accumulation may be correlated with the dramatic changes in cortical microtubule arrays during cotton fiber development (Dixion et al.
Other clones represented non-homeodomain-containing genes, including abundant transcripts like alpha-tubulin, actin, and collagen.
Milner, "Isotype of alpha-tubulin are differentially regulated during neuronal maturation," The Journal of Cell Biology, vol.
The nitrocellulose membranes were incubated overnight at 4[degrees]C with antibodies against hormone-sensitive lipase (HSL), adipose triglyceride lipase (ATGL), abhydrolase domain containing protein 5 (ABHD-5), perilipin A, phospho 5' AMP-activated protein kinase (p-AMPK[alpha] 1 e 2 - Thr 172), and alpha-tubulin obtained from Santa Cruz Biotechnology (Santa Cruz, CA, USA) diluted 1: 1000 with blocking buffer supplemented with 1% BSA and then washed for 30 min in blocking buffer without BSA.
Alpha-tubulin from early-diverging eukaryotic lineages and the evolution of the tubulin family.
The nitrocellulose membranes were incubated overnight at 4[degrees]C with antibodies against TLR4, myeloid differentiation primary response gene (88) (MyD88), TNF receptor associated factor (TRAF6), hormone sensitive lipase (HSL), adipose triglyceride lipase (ATGL), comparative gene identification-58 (CGI-58 or ABHD5), perilipin A, and alpha-tubulin obtained from Santa Cruz Biotechnology (Santa Cruz, CA, USA) diluted 1: 1000 with blocking buffer supplemented with 1% BSA and then washed for 30 min in blocking buffer without BSA.
Alpha-tubulin from early-diverging eukaryotic lineages and evolution of the tubulin family.
The methods for fixing eggs and performing indirect immunofluorescence assays for alpha-tubulin have been described previously (Gard, 1991; Abraham et al., 1993b).