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General Information
Name
ALPHA TUBULINS
Species
D. melanogaster
Symbol
A-TUB
FlyBase ID
FBgg0000251
Date last reviewed
2015-05-14
Number of members
5
Description
Description

Tubulins are cytoskeletal proteins. α- and β-tubulin heterodimers polymerise to form microtubules, the roles of which include mechanical strength, intracellular trafficking and chromosome segregation. (Adapted from PMID:1121746).

Notes on Group
Source Material
The ALPHA TUBULINS Gene Group has been compiled by FlyBase curators using the following publication(s): Findeisen et al., 2014, Nielsen et al., 2010, Kollmar and Odronitz, 2006, Goldstein and Gunawardena, 2000, Matthews et al., 1990, and Matthews et al., 1989 .
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Members (5)
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Synonyms and Secondary IDs
Synonym(s)
A-TUB
ALPHA TUBULINS
α-tubulins
α-TUB
tba
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