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Microtubule nucleation

Definition
noun
The process or the event that initiates the formation of microtubules.
Supplement
Microtubule nucleation occurs through the action of the gamma-tubulin that forms a scaffolding structure called gamma-tubulin ring complex that aids in the polymerization of tubulin subunits into microtubules.


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