Smooth-muscle analogue (homologue?) of troponin. Two subunits, leiotonins A and C, the latter similar in size, and homologous, to calmodulin and troponin C.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • calmodulin — Ubiquitous and highly conserved calcium binding protein (17 kD) with four EF hand binding sites for calcium (3 in yeast). Ancestor of troponin C, leiotonin C, and parvalbumin …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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