Protein, 9.7 kD from Acanthamoeba castellani. Potent inhibitor of actin polymerization under certain conditions, possibly by binding to actin oligomers rendering them non-nucleating. 88 amino acids with a nearly identical repeat sequence of 33 amino acids.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • 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

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