Example sentences for: actin-binding

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  • The BTB domain is a highly conserved 120 amino acid, hydrophobic-rich, protein-protein interaction domain that mediates homodimerization and heterodimerization of a large number of proteins with diverse functions [ 9 ] . The three dimensional structure of one BTB domain [ 33 ] has been characterized through structure-function studies [ 34 ] . Proteins containing BTB domains are currently categorized into three groups [ 35 ] : 1) DNA-binding proteins often containing zinc fingers in the C-terminal region, 2) actin binding proteins that contain a kelch repeat of ~50 residues that terminate in a pair of glycine residues [ 36 ] and 3) proteins that have neither an actin-binding domain nor a DNA-binding domain.

  • Filamin is an actin-binding protein involved in cytokinesis and ring canal formation [ 38, 39].

  • Because gravin has a putative actin-binding domain, it is likely that the association is with actin.

  • The actin-binding activity of most fimbrins is inhibited by Ca 2+[ 51].

  • The F-actin-binding activity of moesin is regulated by both phosphorylation and polyphosphoinositides (PIPs) 1. Interestingly, PIPs could be substituted for by a cationic detergent, dodecyltrimethylammonium chloride (DOTMAC) in vitro [ 19].


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