Movie 1

Real-time movie of haptonematal coiling and uncoiling.
The coiling and uncoiling were induced by tapping the microscopic stage. The movie was recorded at 100 fps and plays at real time. The process of coiling is too rapid to be seen but that of uncoiling proceeds more slowly.

Microtubule stabilizer reveals requirement of Ca2+-dependent conformational changes of microtubules for rapid coiling of haptonema in haptophyte algae

Mami Nomura, Kohei Atsuji, Keiko Hirose, Kogiku Shiba, Ryuji Yanase, Takeshi Nakayama, Ken-ichiro Ishida, and Kazuo Inaba

Biology Open 2019. 8:None-None; doi: 10.1242/bio.036590