The requirements for building flagellar axonemes and centrioles are beginning to be uncovered. The carboxyl terminus of a specific β tubulin isoform plays an important role in forming the '9 + 2' structure of the axoneme; δ tubulin plays an essential role in forming the triplet microtubules of centrioles and basal bodies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R419-R422
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number11
StatePublished - Jun 5 2001


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