Introduction to the Cytoskeleton Video Lessons

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Concept: Introduction to the Cytoskeleton

Problem: Which cytoskeletal component is particularly enriched in the shaft of a growing axon?A. microtubulesB. actinC. growth conesD. DNA

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The cytoskeleton is a fibrous protein network that extends throughout the cytoplasm. Its primary function is to give mechanical support and maintain cell shape. In eukaryotes, it also has a significant role in the organization of the cell's activities. 

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Which cytoskeletal component is particularly enriched in the shaft of a growing axon?

A. microtubules

B. actin

C. growth cones

D. DNA

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