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Microtubule speed Fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe Growth speed ~3: shrinkage speed 8.5 µm/min 108310 Höög JL, Schwartz C, Noon AT...
Median microtubule number in spindle model Budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae meiosis I 56.5: meiosis II 47.0 Table - link microtubules 111479 Winey M, Morgan GP, Straight...
Number of protofilaments in microtubule Eukaryotes in vitro 12 - 17: in vivo 13 protofilaments/microtubule 110104 Tuszynski JA, Luchko T...
Microtubule growth rate Budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae 1.4 (±0.4) μm/min 108075 Varga V, Helenius J, Tanaka K...
Persistence length of microtubule Generic 1.4 (±0.3 Table - link) mm 105534 van Mameren J, Vermeulen KC...
Microtubule diameter Unspecified 23 nm 109237 Faisal AA, White JA,...
Microtubule number per kinetochore Various Table - link N/A 108215 Zhang H, Dawe RK. Total...
Microtubule number per kinetochore Human Homo sapiens ~17 Table - link Microtubules 108221 Zhang H, Dawe RK. Total...
Diameter of microtubule Unspecified 25 nm 106123 Sodeik B. Mechanisms...
Flexural rigidity of microtubule Generic 6.1E-24 (±1.3e-24) N×m^2 105533 van Mameren J, Vermeulen KC...
Rupturing stress of microtubule Eukaryotes 0.4 - 0.5 N/m^2 110105 Tuszynski JA, Luchko T...
Lateral and longitudinal bond energies in an MT (microtubule) structure Eukaryotes lateral bond energy -2.2 to -5.7kT longitudinal bond energy -6.8 to -9.4kT kT 110107 Tuszynski JA, Luchko T...
Time of growth of a microtubule from centrosome to periphery Mammalian tissue culture cell 5 minutes 101960 Schulze E, Kirschner...
Half-life turnover time of microtubule mass in fibroblast Mammalian tissue culture cell 5-10 minutes 101959 Schulze E, Kirschner...
Average lifetime of an individual microtubule in mitotic cells Mammalian tissue culture cell 30 seconds 101962 Gerhart J, and Kirschner...
Speed of viral particles in microtubule-dependent movement Unspecified 0.2-2 µm/sec 104712 Arhel N, Genovesio A...
Speed of virion along microtubule in A549 epithelial carcinoma cell Human Homo sapiens 2.2 (±0.2) µm/sec 106126 Leopold PL, Kreitzer G...
Kinetochore microtubule numbers and haploid genome size Eukaryotes Table - link N/A 107703 Zhang H, Dawe RK. Total...
Number of steps taken by kinesin molecule before releasing from microtubule Eukaryotes ~100 steps 103552 Schnitzer MJ, Block SM....
Number of tubulin dimers/micron of microtubule length Generic 1625 unitless 104837 Bayley P. M., Sharma K. K....