Answer to Question #59811 in Cell Biology for Sanjukta Ghosh
What is nucleation of microtubule? If you could explain in simple words it would be of great help.
Microtubule nucleation is the event that initiates de novo formation of microtubules. Microtubules are the fillaments of the cytosceleton. They are typicall formed through polimerisation of the basic building blocks of microtubules - α- and β-tubulin dimers.