The axoneme is the basic functional unit of the eucaryotic flagellum. Periodic structures appended to its 9+2 microtubule core are responsible for generation of flagellar bending. An account of biochemical and genetic studies of flagellar-defective mutants of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii is presented. These studies provide insights into the complex molecular composition of the appended structures, their mode of assembly, and the way in which they interact to modulate flagellar function.
Article| March 01 1984
Genetic and biochemical dissection of the eucaryotic flagellum.
D J Luck
Online Issn: 1540-8140
Print Issn: 0021-9525
J Cell Biol (1984) 98 (3): 789–794.
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D J Luck; Genetic and biochemical dissection of the eucaryotic flagellum.. J Cell Biol 1 March 1984; 98 (3): 789–794. doi: https://doi.org/10.1083/jcb.98.3.789
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