Molecular motors

DNA takes control

Polarized arrays of microtubules can be assembled and disassembled using motor proteins that are programmed by DNA strands.

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Figure 1: Controlled assembly and disassembly of aster-like microtubule networks using hybrid complexes made of DNA and motor proteins.

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Gennerich, A. DNA takes control. Nature Nanotech 9, 11–12 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1038/nnano.2013.300

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