Nobel Prizes 2013: The shipping machinery of cells




The mechanism of molecular transportation is really fascinating especially the formation of tubulin and the molecular motors that walk up and down them:
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there's also another interesting one by WEHI
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The Washington Post article says, "Rothman said he lost grant money for the work recognized by the Nobel committee, but he will now reapply, hoping the Nobel prize will make a difference in receiving funding." Just another example of how brutal this funding climate can be.


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