Actin dynamics: Tropomyosin provides stability

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Abstract

Tropomyosin stabilizes actin filaments, while ADF/cofilin promotes their disassembly. These two proteins compete with each other for binding to the actin filament, providing a critical balance for actin assembly in vivo.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R523-R525
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume12
Issue number15
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 6 2002

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