Dynein motility in cilia and flagella

Avanti Gokhale, Maureen Wirschell, Winfeld S. Sale, David R. Mitchell

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2 Scopus citations


The focus of this chapter is on the highly conserved axonemal structures involved in the generation and regulation of ciliary and flagellar motility and the current models for bend propagation and waveform control are outlined. The activation of dynein motors by second messengers and phosphorylation are described in Chlamydomonas and other protists.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHandbook of Dynein
PublisherPan Stanford Publishing Pte. Ltd.
Number of pages42
ISBN (Print)9789814303330
StatePublished - Nov 30 2011
Externally publishedYes


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