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Google previewEncyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics, and Informatics (2008)

by George P. Rédei

The cytoplasmic actins involved in cellular motility are similar in all eukaryotes. α- Actins are located in the smooth, skeletal and cardiac muscles. The smooth muscles have in addition γ -actin. In the cytoplasm of mammals and birds, there are ...

Google previewIFIS Dictionary of Food Science and Technology (2009)

by International Food Information Service

F-actin Filamentous actins , formed by longitudinal polymerization of G-actin (globular actin) monomers.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cell Biology (2015)

Bacterial actins (MreB, AlfA, and ParM) show a high structural similarity with G-actin, but display highly divergent modes of helical assembly, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biomedicine (2010)

by John Lackie

Actins B and y are found in nonmuscle cells. Mutations in actin [3 have been reported in twins with juvenile-onset dystonia; mutations in actin y are associated with autosomal dominant deafness 20. See also ACTINBINDING PROTEINS; ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cancer (2011)

by Manfred Schwab

Tumors of myogenic origin characteristically express desmin and/or muscle actins and vimentin. Glial tumors are predominantly positive for GFAP. Nuclear Transcription Factors Transcription factors are proteins involved in the regulation of ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

Actins are involved in a variety of cellular events: e.g., chromosome movement, cytokinesis, phagocytosis, exocytosis, and cytoplasm streaming. Actin-Binding Domain A structure feature found in the actin-binding protein. Actin-Binding Proteins ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

PL, Actins.) A myofibrillar protein with molecular weight ca 43,000 and which combines ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, Strength and Power in Sport (2008)

by Paavo Komi

A consequence of the 'sliding filament' model is that the forces generated between actins and myosins are unidirectional, in the sense that they tend to shorten the sarcomere. Extension of an activated muscle (eccentric action) or of an inactive ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Fish Physiology (2011)

From Genome to Environment

actins, and myosins. These cytoskeletal elements also provide anchor points or scaffolding for cellular organelles, membranes, and proteins. Changes in cytoskeletal composition ...

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