gCAP39


gCAP39
Protein (40 kD) that binds to the barbed ends of microfilaments. Has considerable sequence homology with gelsolin, and like gelsolin responds to calcium and to phosphoinositides. Widely distributed in mammalian cells and also secreted into plasma, though does not have a signal sequence. Not the same as capZ, though function similar.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.


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