Actins

Known as: Actin, Actins [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A globular subunit of microfilaments, highly conserved Actin is one of the most abundant proteins in eukaryotic cells. Monomeric actin, a slow ATPase… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Spatial and functional organization of cells in tissues is determined by cell-cell adhesion, thought to be initiated through… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
The synapse is a highly organized cellular specialization whose structure and composition are reorganized, both positively and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Actin polymerization is essential for cell locomotion and is thought to generate the force responsible for cellular protrusions… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Dendritic spines have been proposed as primary sites of synaptic plasticity in the brain. Consistent with this hypothesis, spines… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Actin-binding proteins of the actin depolymerizing factor (ADF)/cofilin family are thought to control actin-based motile… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
We report that the actin assembly inhibitor latrunculin-A (LAT-A) causes complete disruption of the yeast actin cytoskeleton… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Granulation tissue fibroblasts (myofibroblasts) develop several ultrastructural and biochemical features of smooth muscle (SM… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Muscle contraction consists of a cyclical interaction between myosin and actin driven by the concomitant hydrolysis of adenosine… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
The F-actin filament has been constructed from the atomic structure of the actin monomer to fit the observed X-ray fibre diagram… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
We have studied the expression of alpha-smooth muscle actin, smooth muscle myosin, and desmin in granulation tissue during the… (More)
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