Tubulin & FtsZ Products

Since 1993 Cytoskeleton has provided purified tubulin proteins to the scientific community. We continually strive to provide the purest, most biological active and relevant tubulin proteins, kits and reagents for today's researchers.

The product range includes tubulins from fungal to human origin, fluorescent and biotinylated conjugants, and user friendly kits. The kits are designed to enhance the productivity ot the time you have available for research, usually saving months of development time. In addition, we provide tubulin antibodies which are not provided by generic antibody providers.

Bulk quantities of all tubulins and microtubules are available. Please inquire to customer service (cserve@cytoskeleton.com) for a quotation.

You can read more about Tubulin biochemistry, genotypes, and post-translational modifications by clicking here. To browse our tubulin product line, choose a category below.

Cytoskeleton's tubulin products have been cited hundreds of times over the past 29 years. Example citations for purified tubulin, T240, is shown, but more citations are available on individual product pages. Please use the "Citations" tab on each individual product page.

AuthorTitleJournalYearArticle Link
Henty-Ridilla, Jessica L.Visualizing Actin and Microtubule Coupling Dynamics In Vitro by Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence (TIRF) MicroscopyJoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments)2022ISSN 1940--087X
Planelles-Herrero, Vicente Jose et al.Elongator stabilizes microtubules to control central spindle asymmetry and polarized trafficking of cell fate determinantsNature Cell Biology 2022ISSN 1476--4679
Feizabadi, Mitra Shojania et al.The Effect of Tau and Taxol on Polymerization of MCF7 Microtubules In VitroInternational Journal of Molecular Sciences2022ISSN 1422-0067
Yang, Yun et al.Altered succinylation of mitochondrial proteins, APP and tau in Alzheimer’s diseaseNature Communications2022ISSN 2041-1723
Kuzmić, Mira et al.Septin-microtubule association via a motif unique to isoform 1 of septin 9 tunes stress fibersJournal of Cell Science2022ISSN 1477-9137
Capizzi, Mariacristina et al.Developmental defects in Huntington's disease show that axonal growth and microtubule reorganization require NUMA1Neuron2022ISSN 1097-4199
Wu, R. et al.Thermal hysteresis in microtubule assembly/disassembly dynamics: The aging-induced degradation of tubulin dimersBiochemistry and Biophysics Reports2022ISSN 2405-5808
Morris, Joseph D. et al.Re-evaluation of the Fijianolide/Laulimalide Chemotype Suggests an Alternate Mechanism of Action for C-15/C-20 AnalogsACS Omega2022ISSN 2470-1343
Baron, Desiree M et al.ALS-associated KIF5A mutations abolish autoinhibition resulting in a toxic gain of function.Cell reports2022ISSN 2211--1247
Bär, Julia et al.Regulation of microtubule detyrosination by calcium and conventional calpainsJournal of Cell …2022Article Link
Lee, Gloria et al.Myosin-driven actin-microtubule networks exhibit self-organized contractile dynamicsScience Advances2021ISSN 2375-2548
Hough, Cameron M. et al.Disassembly of microtubules by intense terahertz pulsesBiomedical Optics Express2021ISSN 2156--7085
Watson, Joseph L. et al.High-efficacy subcellular micropatterning of proteins using fibrinogen anchorsJournal of Cell Biology2021ISSN 1540-8140
Elahi, Montasir et al.High-fat diet–induced activation of SGK1 promotes Alzheimer’s disease–associated tau pathologyHuman Molecular Genetics2021ISSN 0964--6906
Zhou, Libin et al.Rare CASP6N73T variant associated with hippocampal volume exhibits decreased proteolytic activity, synaptic transmission defect, and neurodegenerationScientific Reports 2021 11:12021ISSN 2045--2322
Budaitis, Breane G. et al.Pathogenic mutations in the kinesin-3 motor KIF1A diminish force generation and movement through allosteric mechanismsJournal of Cell Biology2021ISSN 1540-8140
Habicht, Juri et al.UNC-45A breaks the microtubule lattice independently of its effects on non-muscle myosin IIJournal of Cell Science2021ISSN 1477-9137
Gao, Li et al.A Robust, GFP-Orthogonal Photoswitchable Inhibitor Scaffold Extends Optical Control over the Microtubule CytoskeletonCell Chemical Biology2021ISSN 2451-9448
Nakayama, Shogo et al.Planar cell polarity induces local microtubule bundling for coordinated ciliary beatingJournal of Cell Biology2021ISSN 1540-8140
Ludzia, Patryk et al.Structural characterization of KKT4, an unconventional microtubule-binding kinetochore proteinStructure2021ISSN 1878-4186
Kundu, Tanushree et al.Coupling of dynamic microtubules to F-actin by Fmn2 regulates chemotaxis of neuronal growth conesJournal of Cell Science2021ISSN 1477-9137
Yano, Tomoki et al.A microtubule‐LUZP1 association around tight junction promotes epithelial cell apical constrictionThe EMBO Journal2021ISSN 0261--4189
Tang, Qing et al.NDST3 deacetylates α‐tubulin and suppresses V‐ATPase assembly and lysosomal acidificationThe EMBO Journal2021ISSN 0261--4189
Yu, Xian et al.MARK4 controls ischaemic heart failure through microtubule detyrosinationNature2021ISSN 1476-4687
Alfieri, Angus et al.Two modes of PRC1-mediated mechanical resistance to kinesin-driven microtubule network disruptionCurrent Biology2021ISSN 1879-0445
Nourbakhsh, Kimya et al.TAOK2 is an ER-localized kinase that catalyzes the dynamic tethering of ER to microtubulesDevelopmental Cell2021ISSN 1878-1551
Deshpande, Ojas et al.Astral microtubule cross-linking safeguards uniform nuclear distribution in the drosophila syncytiumJournal of Cell Biology2021ISSN 1540-8140
Kaur, Simranpreet et al.Expansion of the phenotypic spectrum of de novo missense variants in kinesin family member 1A (KIF1A)Human Mutation2020ISSN 1098-1004
Baker, Stacey J. et al.A Contaminant Impurity, Not Rigosertib, Is a Tubulin Binding AgentMolecular Cell2020ISSN 1097-4164
Ricketts, Shea N. et al.Triggering Cation-Induced Contraction of Cytoskeleton Networks via MicrofluidicsFrontiers in Physics2020ISSN 2296-424X
Diwaker, Drishya et al.Deletion of the Pseudorabies virus gE/gI-US9p complex disrupts kinesin KIF1A and KIF5C recruitment during egress, and alters the properties of microtubule-dependent transport in vitroPLoS Pathogens2020ISSN 1553-7374
Ouyang, Changhan et al.Autophagic degradation of KAT2A/GCN5 promotes directional migration of vascular smooth muscle cells by reducing TUBA/α-tubulin acetylationAutophagy2020ISSN 1554-8635
Alatrash, Nagham et al.Disruption of microtubule function in cultured human cells by a cytotoxic ruthenium(ii) polypyridyl complexChemical Science2020ISSN 2041-6539
Kraus, Yvonne et al.Isoquinoline-based biaryls as a robust scaffold for microtubule inhibitorsEuropean Journal of Medicinal Chemistry2020ISSN 1768-3254
Aher, Amol et al.CLASP Mediates Microtubule Repair by Restricting Lattice Damage and Regulating Tubulin IncorporationCurrent Biology2020ISSN 1879-0445
Gunji, Shizuka et al.Excess Pyrophosphate Restrains Pavement Cell Morphogenesis and Alters Organ Flatness in Arabidopsis thalianaFrontiers in Plant Science2020ISSN 1664-462X
Martinez, Pablo et al.TANGLED1 mediates microtubule interactions that may promote division plane positioning in maizeJournal of Cell Biology2020ISSN 1540-8140
Chen, Keyu et al.Giant ankyrin-B suppresses stochastic collateral axon branching through direct interaction with microtubulesJournal of Cell Biology2020ISSN 1540-8140
Rodríguez-García, Ruddi et al.Mechanisms of Motor-Independent Membrane Remodeling Driven by Dynamic MicrotubulesCurrent Biology2020ISSN 1879-0445
Atherton, Joseph et al.The mechanism of kinesin inhibition by kinesin binding proteineLife2020ISSN 2050-084X
Saper, Gadiel et al.Kinesin-propelled label-free microtubules imaged with interference reflection microscopyNew Journal of Physics2020ISSN 1367-2630
Adriaans, Ingrid E. et al.MKLP2 Is a Motile Kinesin that Transports the Chromosomal Passenger Complex during AnaphaseCurrent Biology2020ISSN 1879-0445
Gaska, Ignas et al.The Mitotic Crosslinking Protein PRC1 Acts Like a Mechanical Dashpot to Resist Microtubule SlidingDevelopmental Cell2020ISSN 1878-1551
Steib, Emmanuelle et al.Wdr90 is a centriolar microtubule wall protein important for centriole architecture integrityeLife2020ISSN 2050-084X
Mahalingan, Kishore K. et al.Structural basis for polyglutamate chain initiation and elongation by TTLL family enzymesNature Structural and Molecular Biology2020ISSN 1545-9985
Francis, Madison L. et al.Non-monotonic dependence of stiffness on actin crosslinking in cytoskeleton compositesSoft Matter2019ISSN 1744-6848
Leong, Su Ling et al.Reconstitution of Microtubule Nucleation In Vitro Reveals Novel Roles for Mzt1Current Biology2019ISSN 0960-9822
Lopes, Joseph et al.Membrane mediated motor kinetics in microtubule gliding assaysScientific Reports2019ISSN 2045-2322
Nakos, Konstantinos et al.Regulation of microtubule plus end dynamics by septin 9Cytoskeleton2019ISSN 1949-3592
Ng, Cai Tong et al.Electron cryotomography analysis of Dam1C/DASH at the kinetochore-spindle interface in situJournal of Cell Biology2019ISSN 1540-8140
Guzman-Sepulveda, Jose Rafael et al.Tubulin Polarizability in Aqueous SuspensionsACS Omega2019ISSN 2470-1343
Zhang, Shengnan et al.In-cell NMR study of Tau and MARK2 phosphorylated TauInternational Journal of Molecular Sciences2019ISSN 1422-0067
Jiang, Shuo et al.Interplay between the Kinesin and Tubulin Mechanochemical Cycles Underlies Microtubule Tip Tracking by the Non-motile Ciliary Kinesin Kif7Developmental Cell2019ISSN 1878-1551
Faltova, Lenka et al.Crystal Structure of a Heterotetrameric Katanin p60:p80 ComplexStructure2019ISSN 1878-4186
Xie, Shuwei et al.MICAL-L1 coordinates ciliogenesis by recruiting EHD1 to the primary ciliumJournal of Cell Science2019ISSN 1477-9137
Grueb, Saskia S. et al.The formin Drosophila homologue of Diaphanous2 (Diaph2) controls microtubule dynamics in colorectal cancer cells independent of its FH2-domainScientific Reports2019ISSN 2045-2322
Karasmanis, Eva P. et al.Erratum: Polarity of Neuronal Membrane Traffic Requires Sorting of Kinesin Motor Cargo during Entry into Dendrites by a Microtubule-Associated Septin (Developmental Cell (2018) 46(2) (204–218.e7), (S1534580718304982) (10.1016/j.devcel.2018.06.013))Developmental Cell2018ISSN 1878-1551
Ganguly, Anindya et al.Importin-β Directly Regulates the Motor Activity and Turnover of a Kinesin-4Developmental Cell2018ISSN 1878-1551
Fan, Yuanwei et al.The Arabidopsis SPIRAL2 Protein Targets and Stabilizes Microtubule Minus EndsCurrent Biology2018ISSN 0960-9822
Romé, Pierre et al.A novel microtubule nucleation pathway for meiotic spindle assembly in oocytesJournal of Cell Biology2018ISSN 1540-8140
Tripathy, Ratna et al.Mutations in MAST1 Cause Mega-Corpus-Callosum Syndrome with Cerebellar Hypoplasia and Cortical MalformationsNeuron2018ISSN 1097-4199
Rao, Lu et al.Combining structure–function and single-molecule studies on cytoplasmic dyneinMethods in Molecular Biology2018ISSN 1064-3745
McClintock, Mark A. et al.RNA-directed activation of cytoplasmic dynein-1 in reconstituted transport RNPseLife2018ISSN 2050-084X
Aher, Amol et al.CLASP Suppresses Microtubule Catastrophes through a Single TOG DomainDevelopmental Cell2018ISSN 1878-1551
Revenkova, Ekaterina et al.The Joubert syndrome protein ARL13B binds tubulin to maintain uniform distribution of proteins along the ciliary membraneJournal of Cell Science2018ISSN 1477-9137
Tu, Hai Qing et al.Microtubule asters anchored by FSD1 control axoneme assembly and ciliogenesisNature Communications2018ISSN 2041-1723
Murray, John W. et al.Reduction of organelle motility by removal of potassium and other solutesPLoS ONE2017ISSN 1932-6203
Kandel, Mikhail E. et al.Label-Free Imaging of Single Microtubule Dynamics Using Spatial Light Interference MicroscopyACS Nano2017ISSN 1936-086X
Okeyoshi, Kosuke et al.Methods for the self-integration of megamolecular biopolymers on the drying air-LC interfaceJournal of Visualized Experiments2017ISSN 1940-087X
Majellaro, Maria et al.Investigating Structural Requirements for the Antiproliferative Activity of Biphenyl NicotinamidesChemMedChem2017ISSN 1860-7187
Onder, Seda et al.Monoclonal Antibody That Recognizes Diethoxyphosphotyrosine-Modified Proteins and Peptides Independent of Surrounding Amino AcidsChemical Research in Toxicology2017ISSN 1520-5010
Monda, Julie K. et al.Microtubule Tip Tracking by the Spindle and Kinetochore Protein Ska1 Requires Diverse Tubulin-Interacting SurfacesCurrent Biology2017ISSN 0960-9822
Howes, Stuart C. et al.Structural differences between yeast and mammalian microtubules revealed by cryo-EMJournal of Cell Biology2017ISSN 1540-8140
Gramlich, Michael W. et al.Single molecule investigation of kinesin-1 motility using engineered microtubule defectsScientific Reports2017ISSN 2045-2322
Ghaly, Peter E. et al.A new antiproliferative noscapine analogue: Chemical synthesis and biological evaluationOncotarget2016ISSN 1949-2553
Lor, Chai et al.A simple experimental model to investigate force range for membrane nanotube formationFrontiers in Materials2016ISSN 2296-8016
Kellogg, Elizabeth H. et al.Near-atomic cryo-EM structure of PRC1 bound to the microtubuleProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America2016ISSN 1091-6490
Bartsch, Tobias F. et al.Nanoscopic imaging of thick heterogeneous soft-matter structures in aqueous solutionNature Communications2016ISSN 2041-1723
Hara, Yuki et al.Dynein-Based Accumulation of Membranes Regulates Nuclear Expansion in Xenopus laevis Egg ExtractsDevelopmental Cell2015ISSN 1878-1551
Kim, Kyongwan et al.Electric field-induced reversible trapping of microtubules along metallic glass microwire electrodesJournal of Applied Physics2015ISSN 1089-7550
Derbyshire, Paul et al.Proteomic analysis of microtubule interacting proteins over the course of xylem tracheary element formation in ArabidopsisPlant Cell2015ISSN 1532-298X
Kim, Sehyun et al.Nek2 activation of Kif24 ensures cilium disassembly during the cell cycleNature Communications2015ISSN 2041-1723
Taberner, Núria et al.Reconstituting Functional Microtubule-Barrier InteractionsMethods in Cell Biology2014ISSN 0091-679X
López, Magdalena Preciado et al.Actin-microtubule coordination at growing microtubule endsNature Communications2014ISSN 2041-1723
Roth-Johnson, Elizabeth A. et al.Interaction between microtubules and the drosophila formin cappuccino and its effect on actin assemblyJournal of Biological Chemistry2014ISSN 0021-9258
Kim, Eunji et al.Electrical control of kinesin-microtubule motility using a transparent functionalized-graphene substrateNanotechnology2013ISSN 0957-4484
Leslie, Kris et al.Going Solo: Measuring the motions of microtubules with an in vitro assay for tirf microscopy.Methods in Cell Biology2013ISSN 0091-679X
Hosono, Hitomi et al.The murine Gcap14 gene encodes a novel microtubule binding and bundling proteinFEBS letters2012ISSN 1873--3468
Kawakami, Fumitaka et al.LRRK2 phosphorylates tubulin-associated tau but not the free molecule: LRRK2-mediated regulation of the tau-tubulin association and neurite outgrowthPloS one2012ISSN 1932--6203
Berezniuk, Iryna et al.Cytosolic Carboxypeptidase 1 Is Involved in Processing α- and β-TubulinThe Journal of Biological Chemistry2012ISSN 0021-9258
Wu, Hui Yuan et al.A structural and functional analysis of Nna1 in Purkinje cell degeneration (pcd) miceThe FASEB Journal2012ISSN 1530-6860
Mei, Yu et al.The Arabidopsis ARCP protein, CSI1, which is required for microtubule stability, is necessary for root and anther developmentPlant Cell2012ISSN 1532-298X
Kwok, Ester et al.FES kinase promotes mast cell recruitment to mammary tumors via the stem cell factor/KIT receptor signaling axisMolecular Cancer Research2012ISSN 1541-7786
Wells, David B. et al.Mechanical properties of a complete microtubule revealed through molecular dynamics simulationBiophysical Journal2010ISSN 1542-0086
Iuchi, Katsuya et al.heterocyclic organobismuth(III) compound targets tubulin to induce G 2/M arrest in hela cellsJournal of Pharmacological Sciences2009ISSN 1347-8648
Mi, Lixin et al.Cancer preventive isothiocyanates induce selective degradation of cellular α-and β-tubulins by proteasomesJournal of Biological Chemistry2009ISSN 0021-9258
Sugiyama, Takaaki et al.Quick shear-flow alignment of biological filaments for X-ray fiber diffraction facilitated by methylcelluloseBiophysical Journal2009ISSN 1542-0086
Smith, Jason G. et al.Neutralizing Antibody Blocks Adenovirus Infection by Arresting Microtubule-Dependent Cytoplasmic TransportJournal of Virology2008ISSN 0022--538X
Ligon, Lee A. et al.The Microtubule Plus-End Proteins EB1 and Dynactin Have Differential Effects on Microtubule PolymerizationMolecular Biology of the Cell2003ISSN 1059-1524
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  1. Anti-alpha/beta tubulin: sheep polyclonal ATN02
    Anti-alpha/beta tubulin: sheep polyclonal
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  2. Tubulin polymerization HTS assay using >97% pure tubulin, OD based - Porcine (BK004P) BK004P
    Tubulin polymerization HTS assay using >97% pure tubulin, OD based - Porcine (BK004P)
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  3. Tubulin polymerization assay using >99% pure tubulin, OD based - Porcine (BK006P) BK006P
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  4. Microtubule Binding Protein Spin-Down Assay Biochem Kit BK029
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  5. Microtubule/Tubulin In Vivo Assay Biochem Kit BK038
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  6. BimC kinesin motor domain protein (KIF11): GST tagged: A. nidulans BM01
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  7. Tubulin glycerol buffer: cushion buffer BST05
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  8. CENP-E kinesin motor domain protein (KIF10): GST tagged: Homo sapiens recombinant CP01
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  9. Chromokinesin kinesin motor domain protein (KIF4): GST tagged: Homo sapiens recombinant CR01
    Chromokinesin kinesin motor domain protein: GST tagged: Homo sapiens recombinant
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  10. Eg5 kinesin motor domain protein (KIF11): GST tagged: Homo sapiens recombinant EG01
    Eg5 kinesin motor domain protein: GST tagged: Homo sapiens recombinant
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  11. Eg5 homolog kinesin motor domain protein (KIF11): GST tagged: Aspergillus fumigatis recombinant EG02
    Eg5 homolog kinesin motor domain protein: GST tagged: Aspergillus fumigatis recombinant
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  12. FtsZ protein: S. aureus recombinant 6xHis-tagged FTZ02
    FtsZ protein: S. aureus recombinant 6xHis-tagged
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  13. Tubulin protein (biotin labeled): Hela cancer cell H003
    Tubulin protein (biotin labeled): Hela cancer cell
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  14. Tubulin protein (97% pure): bovine brain HTS02
    Tubulin protein (97% pure): bovine brain
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  15. Tubulin protein (97% pure): porcine brain HTS03
    Tubulin protein (97% pure): porcine brain
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  16. KIFC3 kinesin motor domain protein: GST tagged: Homo sapiens recombinant KC01
    KIFC3 kinesin motor domain protein: GST tagged: Homo sapiens recombinant
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  17. KIF3C kinesin motor domain protein: GST tagged: Homo sapiens recombinant KF01
    KIF3C kinesin motor domain protein: GST tagged: Homo sapiens recombinant
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  18. Kinesin heavy chain motor domain protein (KIF5A): GST tagged: Homo sapiens recombinant KR01
    Kinesin heavy chain motor domain protein: GST tagged: Homo sapiens recombinant
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  19. Microtubule associated protein rich fraction: porcine brain MAPF
    Microtubule associated protein rich fraction: porcine brain
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  20. MCAK kinesin motor domain protein (KIF2): GST tagged: Homo sapiens recombinant MK01
    MCAK kinesin motor domain protein: GST tagged: Homo sapiens recombinant
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  21. Tubulin protein: MAP rich: porcine brain ML116
    Tubulin protein: MAP rich: porcine brain
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  22. MKLP kinesin motor domain protein (KIF23): GST tagged: Homo sapiens recombinant MP01
    MKLP kinesin motor domain protein: GST tagged: Homo sapiens recombinant
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  23. Tubulin protein (pre-formed microtubules): bovine brain MT001
    Tubulin protein (pre-formed microtubules): bovine brain
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  24. Tubulin protein (pre-formed microtubules): porcine brain MT002
    Tubulin protein (pre-formed microtubules): porcine brain
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  25. Tubulin protein (biotin): porcine brain T333P
    Tubulin protein (biotin): porcine brain
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  26. Tubulin protein (fluorescent AMCA): porcine brain TL440M
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  27. Tubulin protein (X-rhodamine): porcine brain TL620M

    Tubulin protein (X-rhodamine): porcine brain

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  28. Tubulin protein (fluorescent HiLyte 647): porcine brain TL670M
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  29. FtsZ protein: E. faecalis recombinant 6xHis-tagged FTZ04
    FtsZ protein: S. pneumoniae recombinant 6xHis-tagged
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