Caldesmon, human

Known as: CDM, Caldesmon 
Caldesmon (793 aa, ~93 kDa) is encoded by the human CALD1 gene. This protein is involved in binding to and stabilization of filamentous actin.
National Institutes of Health

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1956-2017
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2008
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2008
It has been shown that stromal-vascular fraction isolated from adipose tissues contains an abundance of CD34+ cells. Histological… (More)
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2006
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2006
Hydrogels based on poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) are of increasing interest for regenerative medicine applications and are ideal… (More)
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2006
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2006
Smooth muscle is a major component of human tissues and is essential for the normal function of a multitude of organs including… (More)
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2004
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2004
PURPOSE To identify and apply a range of suitable mural cell markers and undertake an in vivo characterization of pericyte and… (More)
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2002
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2002
The Rho family GTPases Rac, Rho and Cdc42 are critical in regulating the actin-based cytoskeleton, cell migration, growth… (More)
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2001
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2001
Cell migration is a fundamental biological process involving membrane polarization and cytoskeletal dynamics, both of which are… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Caldesmon is known to inhibit the ATPase activity of actomyosin in a Ca(2+)-calmodulin-regulated manner. Although a nonmuscle… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Calponin and SM 22 are two proteins related in sequence that are particularly abundant in smooth muscle cells. Here, the… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
Expression of the regulatory contractile proteins, heavy caldesmon (h-caldesmon) and calponin was studied in human aortic smooth… (More)
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1981
Highly Cited
1981
A calmodulin-binding protein called "caldesmon" was purified from chicken gizzard muscle as the major calmodulin-binding protein… (More)
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