Structure of 29-kDa protein from ascidian (Halocynthia roretzi) body wall muscle.

  title={Structure of 29-kDa protein from ascidian (Halocynthia roretzi) body wall muscle.},
  author={T. Takagi and H. Yasunaga and A. Nakamura},
  journal={Journal of biochemistry},
  volume={113 3},
Preparations of thin filament from ascidian (Halocynthia roretzi) body wall muscle were found to be contaminated with large amounts of an unknown protein which, when purified, migrated to 29 kDa on SDS-PAGE and was thus named HR-29. To elucidate its physiological function, we have determined the primary structure of HR-29 by peptide and cDNA sequence analysis. Genomic sequence analysis showed that HR-29 is divided to four exons by three introns. It is composed of 251 amino acid residues and the… Expand
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