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Cell Biology
D2O inhibit microtubules assembly in vitro
1Sorochinsky B. V., 1Prohnevsky A. I.
  1. Institute of Cell Biology and Genetic Engineering, Academy of Sciences of the Ukrainian SSR
    Kiev, USSR


The influence of the deuterium water different concentrations (25 – 75%) on the polymerization of bovine brain microtubules has been investigated. It was shown that D2O inhibited microtubules assembly in vitro.


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