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microfilament proteins

Definition:
Monomeric subunits of primarily globular actin and found in the cytoplasmic matrix of almost all cells. They are often associated with microtubules and may play a role in cytoskeletal function and/or mediate movement of the cell or the organelles within the cell.
Concept Schemes:
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https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt-core
Broader Concept:
Entry Terms:
  • actin-binding proteins
  • actin binding proteins
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/200164
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