UNC-60B, an ADF/Cofilin Family Protein, Is Required for Proper Assembly of Actin into Myofibrils in Caenorhabditis elegans Body Wall Muscle


The Caenorhabditis elegans unc-60 gene encodes two functionally distinct isoforms of ADF/cofilin that are implicated in myofibril assembly. Here, we show that one of the gene products, UNC-60B, is specifically required for proper assembly of actin into myofibrils. We found that all homozygous viable unc-60 mutations resided in the unc-60B coding region… (More)

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