Actin Capping Proteins

Known as: Actin Filament Capping Proteins, Capping Protein, Actin, Actin Capping Protein 
Actin capping proteins are cytoskeletal proteins that bind to the ends of ACTIN FILAMENTS to regulate actin polymerization.
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
RATIONALE A homozygous disruption or genetic mutation of the bag3 gene, a member of the Bcl-2-associated athanogene (BAG) family… (More)
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2008
Review
2008
The heterodimeric actin capping protein, referred to here as "CP," is an essential element of the actin cytoskeleton, binding to… (More)
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2003
2003
Marine macrolide toxins of trisoxazole family target actin with high affinity and specificity and have promising pharmacological… (More)
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2002
2002
Actin capping protein (CapZ) binds the barbed ends of actin at sarcomeric Z-lines. In addition to anchoring actin, Z-discs bind… (More)
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2000
Review
2000
The most important discovery in the field is that the Arp2/3 complex nucleates assembly of actin filaments with free barbed ends… (More)
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1996
1996
Regulation of actin filament length and orientation is important in many actin-based cellular processes. This regulation is… (More)
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1993
Review
1993
Recent research on F-actin capping proteins has concentrated on three main areas. The discovery that controlled actin… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
The polymerization of actin filaments is involved in growth, movement, and cell division. It has been shown that actin… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
We have studied the interaction of CapZ, a barbed-end actin capping protein from the Z line of skeletal muscle, with actin. CapZ… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Various biological activities have been attributed to actin-capping proteins based on their in vitro effects on actin filaments… (More)
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