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Spectrin

Known as: Spectrin [Chemical/Ingredient], Spectrins 
A high molecular weight (220-250 kDa) water-soluble protein which can be extracted from erythrocyte ghosts in low ionic strength buffers. The protein… 
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
The Spectrin cytoskeleton is known to be polarised in epithelial cells, yet its role remains poorly understood. Here, we show… 
Review
2011
Review
2011
This review focuses on the recent advances in functions of spectrins in non-erythroid cells. We discuss new data concerning the… 
Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The remarkable deformability of the human red blood cell (RBC) results from the coupled dynamic response of the phospholipid… 
Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The association between flotillin microdomains and the cortical cytoskeleton controls myosin IIa activation and neutrophil… 
Review
2007
Review
2007
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Nephrin is a cell surface receptor of the Ig superfamily that localizes to slit diaphragms, the specialized junctions between the… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
High densities of sodium channels at nodes of Ranvier permit action potential conduction and depend on βIV spectrins, a family of… 
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
We report the complete sequence of Drosophila alpha-spectrin and show that it is similar to vertebrate nonerythroid spectrins. As… 
Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
Purified human erythrocyte spectrin is able to form large oligomeric species without the collaboration of any other proteins…