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Alpha-actinin A

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Protein Overview: Alpha-actinin A

F-actin cross-linking protein which is thought to anchor actin to a variety of intracellular structures. This is a bundling protein. Increases the actin-stimulated ATPase activity of myosin. Involved in vegetative cell growth, phagocytosis, motility and development, probably through stabilization of the actin network in the cortical cytoskeleton.

Synonyms: Actin-binding protein A, F-actin cross-linking protein

Gene name: abpA

Database References

UniProtID GeneID
Dictyostelium discoideum P05095 8616670

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