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Actolinkin

A 20kDa protein from sea urchin eggs than binds actin filaments to the plasma-membrane.  Despite the disparate molecular weights, the sequence of actolinkin has been reported to be very similar to the 45kDa severing protein also from sea-urchin, but not identical (Mabuchi, 1999).  

 

References:-

Ishidate, S. & Mabuchi, I. (1988). "" J.Biochem. 104, 72-80

Ishidate, S. & Mabuchi, I. (1988). "" Eur.J.Biochem. 46, 275-281.

Mabuchi, I. (1999). "Actolinkin". In Guide book to the cytoskeletal and motor proteins. Eds Kreis, T. & Vale, R. Sambrook & Tooze Pupl. Oxford Univ.Press.

 
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