actin filament severing

Known as: F-actin severing, actin filament severing activity 
The process in which an actin filament is broken down into smaller filaments. [GOC:ai, PMID:14657234]

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1980-2017
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2014
2014
Actin polymerization powers the directed motility of eukaryotic cells. Sustained motility requires rapid filament turnover and… (More)
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2013
2013
Cofilin is an essential actin filament severing protein that functions in the dynamic remodeling of the actin cytoskeleton… (More)
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2013
2013
Actin filament severing is critical for the dynamic turnover of cellular actin networks. Cofilin severs filaments, but additional… (More)
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2005
2005
Actin-depolymerizing factor (ADF)/cofilin enhances the turnover of actin filaments by two separable activities: filament severing… (More)
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2003
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2003
BACKGROUND Dynamic remodeling of the actin cytoskeleton requires rapid turnover of actin filaments, which is regulated in part by… (More)
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2000
2000
Cycling of actin subunits between monomeric and filamentous phases is essential for cell crawling behavior. We investigated actin… (More)
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1994
1994
Gelsolin is an actin filament-severing and -capping protein which is inhibited by polyphosphoinositides (PPI). Severing requires… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
Actophorin is an abundant 15-kD actinbinding protein from Acanthamoeba that is thought to form a nonpolymerizable complex with… (More)
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1991
1991
The actin filament severing protein, Acanthamoeba actophorin, decreases the viscosity of actin filaments, but increases the… (More)
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1990
1990
Scinderin, a novel Ca2+-activated actin filament-severing protein, has been purified to homogeneity from bovine adrenal medulla… (More)
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