Nature News and Views on Asgard cytoskeleton

Laura Eme and Thijs Ettema have co-authored a News and Views highlighting the Nature publication by Akil and Robinson. In this article, the authors performed in vitro experiment on several Asgard profilins and showed that they were able to regulate the polymerization of eukaryotic actin filaments. This suggests that Asgard archaea also have a (perhaps primitive) dynamic profilin-regulated actin cytoskeleton.

You can read the Nature New and Views article here.