Actin is a globular multi-functional protein that forms microfilaments. It is found in
essentially all eukaryotic cells where it may be present at concentrations of over ...
Actin is the most abundant protein in most eukaryotic cells. It is highly conserved
and participates in more protein-protein interactions than any known protein.
The major cytoskeletal protein of most cells is actin, which polymerizes to form
actin filaments—thin, flexible fibers approximately 7 nm in diameter and up to ...
Actin filaments, usually in association with myosin, are responsible for many
types of cell movements. Myosin is the prototype of a molecular motor—a protein
The cytoskeleton provides structure and shape to cells. In this lesson, learn about
actin filaments, a kind of cytoskeletal filament that is...
Actin is a protein that allows cells to move and function. Without the tiny actin
filaments, a cell would be unable to...
a muscle protein localized in the I band of myofibrils; acting along with myosin
particles, it is responsible for the contraction and relaxation of muscle fibers.
Dynamic networks of protein filaments give shape to cells and power cell
movement. Learn how microtubules, actin filaments, and intermediate filaments ...
Actin monomer, depicted above left in two display modes, has subdomains
designated 1-4. A simplified cartoon is above right. ATP binds, along with Mg<sup>++</sup>,
Dec 14, 2007 ... Actin is interesting. We state this not just because actin is so plentiful that it is the
single most abundant protein in many eukaryotic cells. Actin is ...