Microtubule (MT) dynamics are regulated by a plethora of microtubule-associated proteins (MAPs). An important MT regulator is the end binding protein EB, which serves as a scaffold to recruit other MAPs to MT plus ends. In this issue of Structure, Kumar et al. (2017) describe LxxPTPh, a new linear sequence motif that can bind EBs. The finding opens up the possibility of discovering new MT regulators.
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