heat shock protein that not only binds actin but has structural homology with
the overall actin and hexokinase fold (Holmes
et al, 1993).
Interestingly, hexokinase also binds actin. All these proteins may well be
related to a bacterial protein - the prokaryote ancestor for actin?
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morphology and actin organization during heat shock in Dictyostelium
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Holmes, K. C., Sander,
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