microtubule-associated proteins

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mi·cro·tu·bu·le-·as·so·ci·at·ed pro·teins (MAPs),

proteins that have a specific association with α- and/or β-tubulin; for example, tau, MAP1, MAP2; several have been found in the plaques observed in Alzheimer disease.
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Phosphorylation determines the binding of microtubule-associated protein 2 (MAP2) to microtubules in living cells.
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1997) Phosphorylation of microtubule-associated protein tau by stress-activated protein kinases.
Plectin and IFAP-300K are homologous proteins binding to microtubule-associated proteins 1 and 2 and to the 240-kilodalton subunit of spectrin.
Morphological integrity of single adult cardiac myocytes isolated by collagenase treatment: immunolocalization of tubulin, microtubule-associated proteins 1 and 2, plectin, vimentin, and vinculin.
Calcium lability of cytoplasmic microtubules and its modulation by microtubule-associated proteins.
Characterization of smooth muscle caldesmon as a microtubule-associated protein.
gigantea were also probed with monoclonal antibodies to the microtubule-associated proteins, anti-MAP2 and anti-tau, and with a monoclonal antibody (anti-IFA; Pruss et al.
These polymers contain a variety of microtubule-associated proteins (MAPs), including MAP2 and the closely related protein family, tau (Borisy et al.
Molecular characterization of microtubule-associated proteins tau and MAP2.
Indianapolis, Indiana); (4) monoclonal anti-tau microtubule-associated protein (anti-tau) at a 1:100 dilution of the 1 mg/ml stock solution (clone Tau 1; Boehringer Mannheim Corp.
Purification of tau, a microtubule-associated protein that induces assembly of microtubules from purified tubulin.

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