Actin monomer binding proteins

Hui Qiao Sun, Katarzyna Kwiatkowska, Helen L. Yin

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Small actin monomer binding proteins are essential components of the actin polymerization machinery. Originally thought of as passive buffers that prevent polymerization of actin monomers, recent discoveries elucidate how some actin monomer binding proteins can promote as well as inhibit polymerization, and how they cooperate to regulate actin assembly.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)102-110
Number of pages9
JournalCurrent Opinion in Cell Biology
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cell Biology


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