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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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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
IntroductionAberrant turnover of the actin cytoskeleton is intimately associated with cancer cell migration and invasion… Expand
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Highly Cited
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… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
The heterodimeric actin capping protein, referred to here as "CP," is an essential element of the actin cytoskeleton, binding to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Marine macrolide toxins of trisoxazole family target actin with high affinity and specificity and have promising pharmacological… Expand
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Review
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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Regulation of actin filament length and orientation is important in many actin-based cellular processes. This regulation is… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Short amino acid sequences that interact with the Ca binding protein S-100b were identified by screening a bacteriophage random… Expand
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Review
1993
Review
1993
Recent research on F-actin capping proteins has concentrated on three main areas. The discovery that controlled actin… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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