Filaments: Definition & Function


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What is a cytoskeleton?

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1. What are microtubules made of?

2. What is the correct analogy for microtubules?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this worksheet and corresponding quiz to assess your understanding of the different types of filaments. Terms you will need to be familiar with for the quiz include microtubules and cytoskeleton.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Using these tools, you can gauge your knowledge of:

  • What microtubules are made of
  • Cytoskeleton
  • Analogy for microtubules
  • The function of microfilaments

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on filament proteins
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the function of microfilaments
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about characteristics of cytoskeleton

Additional Learning

To learn more about filament proteins, check out the corresponding lesson called Filaments: Definition & Function. This lesson will help you:

  • Determine what filaments are
  • Identify the three types of filaments
  • Examine the characteristics of microtubules
  • Review components of intermediate filaments