Stay in Shape!
Swim-a-thon Cyto-event: Hosted by Lena and Cassie
The Function of this Event
Friday, Sep. 26th, 12pm
Cytoskeleton Raceways in Cytosol County, Lena's Cell #357,031
Don't forget your swimsuit and a towel!
This event is super-organized and it is CRUCIAL that you be there! Failure to arrive could lead to Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's Disease, cardiovascular disease syndromes, Amyotropic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Tauopathies, nuerodegeneration, invasive cancer, liver cirrhosis, pulmonary fibrosis, and blistering skin diseases. If you don't believe us just look below to see how your absence can cause Alzheimer's.
12:00-12:30: Warm-up stretching with the microfilaments (contract your muscles and get moving).
12:30 Start at the minus end of the microtubule raceway.
12:30-1:30: Race along the microtubules and keep your shape! (Make sure to rest up, regain your strength, and stabilize yourself at the intermediate filament rest stop!)
1:30-2:00: Get your tan on with the pigment vesicles that also travel along the microtubules.
2:00-4:00: End at the plus end of the microtubule raceway and catch a movie at the Cytoplasmic Streaming Theatre before you go!
Don't miss the next Cyto-event: The Baby Shower
Microfilaments divide the cell in Cytokinesis. Microtubules separate the chromosomes during Mitosis.
Issues with the microtubules can cause diminished axoplasmic flow. This, in turn, causes issues with the axonal terminals that are dependent on this and the kinesin, dynein, and dynamin motor proteins. Alzheimer's results from the lack of these motor proteins. The cytoskeleton is important because it controls all cell movement, so don't underestimate the repercussions of skipping this event!
Don't get lost!
Use this map of Lena's Cell #357,031 to ensure you make it!