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microfilament proteins

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.
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  • actin-binding proteins
  • actin binding proteins
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