Chapter 5 Section 1: Proteins and their cellular locations, after p. 185:
Topic Name: Imaging Technology Group's "Actin and Microtubules"
Look at the microscopic image of fluorescently stained actin (red) and tubulin in microtubules (green). Describe the arrangement of microtubules in the pictured cell. Describe the arrangement of actin filaments in the pictured cell. Discuss the similarities and differences in these two arrangements. What are the functions of microtubules in the cell? How does the arrangement of microtubules reflect this function?