The spectrin-actin junction of erythrocyte membrane skeletons.

  title={The spectrin-actin junction of erythrocyte membrane skeletons.},
  author={Vann Bennett},
  journal={Biochimica et biophysica acta},
  volume={988 1},
High-resolution electron microscopy of erythrocyte membrane skeletons has provided striking images of a regular lattice-like organization with five or six spectrin molecules attached to short actin filaments to form a sheet of five- and six-sided polygons. Visualization of the membrane skeletons has focused attention on the (spectrin)5,6-actin oligomers, which form the vertices of the polygons, as basic structural units of the lattice. Membrane skeletons and isolated junctional complexes… CONTINUE READING

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