hisactophilin


hisactophilin
Actin binding protein (13.5 kD) from Dictyostelium discoideum. Promotes F-actin polymerization and binds to microfilament bundles but is very pH sensitive as a result of having 31 histidine residues in a total of 118. Structure (though not sequence) very similar to FGF and IL1.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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