Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Subject "dynein"

  • Hoffman, Melinda (2012-02-01)
    We have reconstituted a simple in vitro system using only mammalian dynein and mammalian kinesin attached to a single cargo. These cargoes undergo saltatory motion typically seen in vivo, indicating that the motors engage ...

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  • Blehm, Benjamin (2012-06-27)
    Cytoskeletal motors like kinesin-1 and dynein are necessary for intracellular transport and a variety of other functions in the cell. They have been well characterized in simplified, single-motor, in vitro systems, but ...

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