actin filament polymerization

Known as: actin polymerization, actin polymerizing activity 
Assembly of actin filaments by the addition of actin monomers to a filament. [GOC:mah]
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2006
Review
2006
The cellular functions of the actin cytoskeleton require precise regulation of both the initiation of actin polymerization and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Epithelial cell-cell junctions, organized by adhesion proteins and the underlying actin cytoskeleton, are considered to be stable… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Understanding the mechanism of actin polymerization and its regulation by associated proteins requires an assay to monitor… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Rho GTPases regulate the transcription factor SRF via their ability to induce actin polymerization. SRF activity responds to G… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
We have found that epithelial cells engage in a process of cadherin-mediated intercellular adhesion that utilizes calcium 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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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Although small GTP-binding proteins of the Rho family have been implicated in signaling to the actin cytoskeleton, the exact… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
Jasplakinolide, a naturally occurring cyclic peptide from the marine sponge, Jaspis johnstoni, has both fungicidal and… (More)
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1987
Highly Cited
1987
Latrunculin A, a toxin purified from the red sea sponge Latrunculia magnifica, was found previously to induce striking reversible… (More)
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1980
Highly Cited
1980
A protein has been purified from Acanthamoeba which, like cytochalasin B, caps the end of actin filaments normally favoured for… (More)
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