Neuronal Cytoskeleton: Presynaptic Boutons as Hotspots for Activity-Dependent Microtubule Nucleation

Amélie Freal, Casper C Hoogenraad

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Abstract

Local microtubule remodeling plays a crucial role in controlling the transport of neuronal cargo. A new study reveals that excitatory en passant boutons in the axon are hotspots for activity-induced microtubule nucleation and provide tracks for interbouton vesicle trafficking.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R1307-R1309
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume29
Issue number24
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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