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Curr Biol. 2002 Aug 6;12(15):R523-5.

Actin dynamics: tropomyosin provides stability.

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Department of Cell Biology, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8228, 660 S. Euclid Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110, USA. john.cooper@cellbiology.wustl.edu

Abstract

Tropomyosin stabilizes actin filaments, while ADF/cofilin promotes their disassembly. These two proteins compete with each other for binding to the actin filament, providing a critical balance for actin assembly in vivo.

PMID:
12176375
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