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Actinin

Actinin

(Science: chemical) a protein factor that regulates the length of r-actin. It is chemically similar, but immunochemically distinguishable from actin.

chemical name: Actinins, alpha-


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microfilaments PLEASE HELP!!!

... (filamentous actin) that can be decorated with HMM (heavy meromyosin); may be laterally associated with other proteins (tropomyosin, α-actinin) in some cases, and may be anchored to the membrane. Microfilaments are conspicuous in adherens junctions.

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by Dr.Stein
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