Profilins

Known as: Profilin, Profilin Proteins, Profilins [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A family of low molecular weight proteins that bind ACTIN and control actin polymerization. They are found in eukaryotes and are ubiquitously… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Formin proteins nucleate actin filaments, remaining processively associated with the fast-growing barbed ends. Although formins… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Mammalian Toll-like receptors (TLRs) play an important role in the innate recognition of pathogens by dendritic cells (DCs… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Motile and morphogenetic cellular processes are driven by site-directed assembly of actin filaments. Formins, proteins… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Profilins are small actin-binding proteins that are essential in all organisms that have been examined to date. In vitro… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Cytokinesis in most eukaryotes requires the assembly and contraction of a ring of actin filaments and myosin II. The fission… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Formins are required for cell polarization and cytokinesis, but do not have a defined biochemical activity. In Saccharomyces… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Rho small GTPase regulates cell morphology, adhesion and cytokinesis through the actin cytoskeleton. We have identified a protein… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Profilins are small proteins that form complexes with G-actin and phosphoinositides and are therefore considered to link the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Type I allergy is a major health problem in industrialized countries where up to 15% of the population suffer from allergic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
We have isolated profilin from yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) and have microsequenced a portion of the protein to confirm its… (More)
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