Active vs Inactive Transportation

| May 18, 2018

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Long-range directional transport in cells is facilitated by microtubule-based motor proteins. One example is transported in a nerve cell, where small groups of motor proteins, such as kinesins and cytoplasmic dynein, work together to ensure the supply and clearance of cellular material along the axon. Defects in axonal transport have been linked to Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases. However, it is not known in detail how multi motor-based cargo transport is impaired if a fraction of the motors is defective.

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