Divergent effects of filamin and tropomyosin on actin filaments bundling

Enrico Grazi, Giorgio Trombetta, Massimo Guidoboni

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Abstract

Filamin increases and tropomyosin decreases the susceptibility of F-actin to form bundles of filaments in the presence of polyethylene glycol 6000. The two proteins, which are located in the leading edge and in the internal part of the cell, respectively, are thus likely to display divergent effects on the microfilaments into bundles transition in these two areas of the cell.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1109-1114
Number of pages6
JournalBiochemical and Biophysical Research Communications
Volume167
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 30 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Biophysics
  • Molecular Biology

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