This Biology Factsheet outlines the discovery of the cytoskeleton and describes its structural components. It explains the varied functions of the cytoskeleton, including the movement of organelles, maintenance of cell shape, and facilitation of cell movement via cilia and flagella. The Factsheet also covers the structure and function of the centrosome.

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September 2023


ISSN: 1351-5136

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433 The Cytoskeleton and Its Role in Cells

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