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Entry: Actin

URI: http://registry.it.csiro.au/def/keyword/nature/subjects/actin

Actin is a globular protein that is a major constituent of the cellular cytoskeleton. Actin can exist in monomeric form as G-actin (globular actin) or can form filaments (F-actin, filamentous actin) and mediates multiple cellular functions, including cell migration, contractility and cytokinesis.

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date submitted 10 Aug 2015 10:20:25.090
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description Actin is a globular protein that is a major constituent of the cellular cytoskeleton. Actin can exist in monomeric form as G-actin (globular actin) or can form filaments (F-actin, filamentous actin) and mediates multiple cellular functions, including cell migration, contractility and cytokinesis.
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description Actin is a globular protein that is a major constituent of the cellular cytoskeleton. Actin can exist in monomeric form as G-actin (globular actin) or can form filaments (F-actin, filamentous actin) and mediates multiple cellular functions, including cell migration, contractility and cytokinesis.
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label Actin
see also Actin
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type Concept | Subject
webpage actin

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