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A 90-kDa protein produced by macrophages that severs ACTIN filaments and forms a cap on the newly exposed filament end. Gelsolin is activated by CALCIUM ions and participates in the assembly and disassembly of actin, thereby increasing the motility of some CELLS.

Year introduced: 1994(1980)

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Tree Number(s): D05.750.078.730.350, D12.644.360.372.437, D12.776.157.125.412.437, D12.776.220.525.350, D12.776.476.387.437

MeSH Unique ID: D018260

Entry Terms:

  • Serum Actin Inhibitory Protein
  • Gelsolin Protein

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