fascin
Actin filament-bundling protein (58 kD) from sea-urchin eggs.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Fascin — is a 54 58kDa monomeric actin filament bundling protein originally isolated from sea urchin egg but also found in Drosophila, [Bryan et al, 1993] vertebrates [Holthius et al, 1994; Edwards Bryan 1995] including man. [Yamashiro Matsumara Matsumara …   Wikipedia

  • fascin — noun An actin bundling protein …   Wiktionary

  • fascin — fas·cin (fasґin) any of a family of actin binding proteins that participate in the formation of a variety of protrusions, such as filopodia and dendrites, and in the formation of cytoplasmic actin bundles. Fascins are expressed by the nervous… …   Medical dictionary

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  • FSCN1 — Fascin homolog 1, actin bundling protein (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus), also known as FSCN1, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: FSCN1 fascin homolog 1, actin bundling protein (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)| url =… …   Wikipedia

  • FSCN2 — Fascin homolog 2, actin bundling protein, retinal (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus), also known as FSCN2, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: FSCN2 fascin homolog 2, actin bundling protein, retinal (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)| url …   Wikipedia

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  • Microfilament — Actin cytoskeleton of mouse embryo fibroblasts, stained with Fluorescein isothiocyanate phalloidin Microfilaments ( or actin filaments) are the thinnest filaments of the cytoskeleton, a structure found in the cytoplasm of all eukaryotic cells.… …   Wikipedia

  • Actin-binding protein — Actin binding proteins (also known as ABP) are proteins that bind to actin. This may mean ability to bind actin monomers, or polymers, or both.Many actin binding proteins, including α actinin, β spectrin, dystrophin, utrophin and fimbrin, do this …   Wikipedia

  • Growth cone — Image of a fluorescently labeled growth cone extending from an axon F actin (red) microtubules (green). A growth cone is a dynamic, actin supported extension of a developing axon seeking its synaptic target. Their existence was originally… …   Wikipedia

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