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Dynein struts its stuff

The mechanisms of dynein activity have remained a mystery because of dynein's size and complexity, but two papers now shed light on how dynein functions at the molecular level.

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Figure 1: Structure of the Dictyostelium dynein motor.

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Billington, N., Sellers, J. Dynein struts its stuff. Nat Struct Mol Biol 18, 635–636 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1038/nsmb.2082

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