Actin and tropomyosin isoforms in morphogenesis

@article{Gunning1997ActinAT,
  title={Actin and tropomyosin isoforms in morphogenesis},
  author={Peter W. Gunning and Ron P. Weinberger and Peter L. Jeffrey},
  journal={Anatomy and Embryology},
  year={1997},
  volume={195},
  pages={311-315}
}
Abstract The major components of the actin microfilament system, actin and tropomyosin (Tm), are encoded by multigene families. There are at least 6 actin and over 20 Tm isoforms in mammals. The observation that isoforms are expressed in a tissue-specific manner has encouraged the hypothesis that they contribute to the formation of cell type-specific structures. Recent studies have indicated that certain specific isoforms do play unique structural roles. One nonmuscle actin isoform, β, is… Expand
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