Iba1 is an actin-cross-linking protein in macrophages/microglia.


Iba1 is a 17-kDa EF hand protein that is specifically expressed in macrophages/microglia and is upregulated during the activation of these cells. When exposed to macrophage colony-stimulating factor (M-CSF), microglia cell line MG5 immediately produces intense membrane ruffles in which Iba1 accumulates together with filamentous actin. In this study, we… (More)


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