Are Microtubules the Brain of the Neuron

Microtubules may be the brains of the cell, particularly neuronsā€”operating like a computerized Lego set. They are large complex scaffolding molecules that work closely with the two other rapidly changing structural molecules, actin and intermediateĀ filaments, to provide structure for the entire cell including the spatial placement of organelles. In neurons, microtubules respond instantly to mental … Continue reading Are Microtubules the Brain of the Neuron