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Graphical representation of movements of slow and fast component proteins (bottom panel); each diagonal line in graph represents movement of a single protein. Note that while the slow transport proteins (red lines) move infrequently and pause (arrowheads), fast transport proteins (green) move frequently and persistently without much pausing.

Image Credit: Subhojit Roy, MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

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Fast and Slow Axon Transport Proteins

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