Example sentences for: actin

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  • As a mechanosensitive scaffold that controls a large set of regulatory proteins, the actin cytoskeleton is critically poised to modulate a variety of cellular processes, including protein synthesis, cell survival, migration and proliferation [ 14 31 32 ] . One function of the cytoskeleton in gene regulation appears to be the spatial organization of transcripts and possibly their translation within the intracellular environment.

  • The I-band contains actin and is where mitochondria are located, but has no myosin.

  • One gene verified in this study, the small proline-rich protein 1A (Table 2), was characterized in detail by Bonilla et al, who show that it colocalizes with filamentous actin in membrane ruffles and augments axonal outgrowth [ 8 ] .

  • Because the labeling patterns for RIα and D-AKAP1 appear similar in the muscle fibers and at the postsynaptic membrane, D-AKAP1 may anchor RIα in these regions, which further supports the cloning and biochemical evidence of interaction between these proteins [ 15 28 ] . Phalloidin was used as a positive control for the actin region of muscle fibers (fig.

  • When the myosin activity was blocked with BDM treatment, continued actin polymerization, thought to occur as elongation of existing filaments, lead to protrusion [ 12 27 28 ] . Our observation of BDM activity suggests an alternative explanation.


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