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Tropomodulin

Known as: Tropomodulin [Chemical/Ingredient] 
An actin capping protein that binds to the pointed-end of ACTIN. It functions in the presence of TROPOMYOSIN to inhibit microfilament elongation.
National Institutes of Health

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2006
2006
Regulation of the actin cytoskeleton by filament capping proteins is critical to myriad dynamic cellular functions. The ability… 
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Regulation of actin filament dynamics underlies many cellular functions. Tropomodulin together with tropomyosin can cap the… 
2000
2000
PURPOSE To determine the role of the actin cytoskeleton regulatory proteins tropomyosin and tropomodulin (Tmod) in the… 
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Tropomodulin (E-Tmod) is an actin filament pointed end capping protein that maintains the length of the sarcomeric actin… 
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Loss of myofibril organization is a common feature of chronic dilated and progressive cardiomyopathy. To study how the heart… 
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Tropomodulin is a tropomyosin-binding protein that terminates "pointed-end" actin filament polymerization. To test the hypothesis… 
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
CONTROL of actin filament length and dynamics is important for cell motility and architecture and is regulated in part by capping… 
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
Tropomodulin is a pointed end capping protein for tropomyosin-coated actin filaments that is hypothesized to play a role in… 
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
Many proteins have been shown to cap the fast growing (barbed) ends of actin filaments, but none have been shown to block… 
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
  • V. Fowler
  • The Journal of cell biology
  • 1990
  • Corpus ID: 1044840
Human erythrocytes contain a Mr 43,000 tropomyosin-binding protein that is unrelated to actin and that has been proposed to play…