Actin depolymerizing protein (17.6 kD) originally isolated from echinoderm eggs. Similar to actophorin.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • actophorin — An actin depolymerizing factor (ADF) (13 15 kD) from protozoa ( Toxoplasma gondii, Acanthamoeba castellanii ) that will sever actin filaments and sequester G actin. Binds ADP G actin with higher affinity than ATP actin and binding is very… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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