Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsBiology · 1 decade ago

Cilia have a "9 + 2" microtubule arrangement.?



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  • 1 decade ago
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    True: In cilia, there are 2 central microtubules, with 9 pairs of microtubules arranged in a circular pattern around them.

    It's kind of a bad way of thinking about them, because it's really an 18+2 pattern, or a 9+1. Anyway, it's true.

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