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Name: The Cytoskeleton
ID: m44412
Language: English (en)
Summary: By the end of this section, you will be able to:
  • Describe the cytoskeleton
  • Compare the roles of microfilaments, intermediate filaments, and microtubules
  • Compare and contrast cilia and flagella
  • Summarize the differences among the components of prokaryotic cells, animal cells, and plant cells
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: cell structure, cell wall, centrosome, chloroplast, cilia, cilium, cytoplasm, cytoskeleton, endoplasmic reticulum, flagella, flagellum, Golgi apparatus, intermediate filament, lysosome, microfilament, microtubule, mitochondria, nucleoid, nucleus, peroxisome, plasma membrane, ribosome, vacuole, vesicle
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)
Copyright Holders: Rice University (daniel@openstaxcollege.org)
Maintainers: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org), Cnx Biology (ryan.s.stickney@gmail.com)

Latest version: 1.8 (history)
First publication date: Aug 22, 2012 4:28 pm +0000
Last revision to module: Apr 29, 2013 4:44 pm +0000

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Version History

Version: 1.8 Apr 29, 2013 4:44 pm +0000 by Cnx Biology
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Wiley edits

Version: 1.7 Apr 26, 2013 3:21 pm +0000 by Cnx Biology
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fixed Wiley errata

Version: 1.6 Apr 5, 2013 1:51 pm +0000 by Cnx Biology
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changed "multiple choice" to "review questions", removed spaces before figure links

Version: 1.5 Mar 6, 2013 12:09 pm +0000 by Cnx Biology
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fixed summary

Version: 1.4 Feb 28, 2013 11:08 am +0000 by Cnx Biology
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fix fixed links

Version: 1.3 Jan 28, 2013 11:32 am +0000 by Cnx Biology
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fixed section summary, removed span-all

Version: 1.2 Jan 25, 2013 4:38 pm +0000 by Cnx Biology
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initial publication

Version: 1.1 Aug 28, 2012 11:56 am +0000 by Cnx Biology
Changes:
Created module

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