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Microtubules, made of the protein tubulin pull the chromosomes to the poles of a dividing cell during anaphase of mitosis. Microtubules are also present in cilia and flagella.

Thin tubes made up of protein that are used to make structures involved in cellular movement such as flagella.

From the BioTech Dictionary at http://biotech.icmb.utexas.edu/. For further information see the BioTech homenode.

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