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Cell protein walking

In this video, a bead has been loaded with a single kinesin molecule. When the bead comes in contact with a microtubule polymer (the thin rod), the kinesin motor runs unidirectionally on the microtubule polymer at a velocity of 600 - 1000 nm/sec.

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In this video, a bead has been loaded with a single kinesin molecule. When the bead comes in contact with a microtubule polymer (the thin rod), the kinesin motor runs unidirectionally on the microtubule polymer at a velocity of 600 – 1000 nm/sec.

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