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Scruin

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An actin bundling protein from the acrosomal process of the horseshoe Limulus polyphemus.

 

References:-

Owen, C. and D. DeRosier (1993). "A 13- map of the actin-scruin filament from the Limulus acrosomal process." J. Cell Biol. 123, 337-344.

Robinson, D. N. and L. Cooley (1997). "Drosophila Kelch is an oligomeric ring canal actin organizer." J.Cell Biol. 138(4), 799-810.

Schmid, M. F., J. M. Agris, et al. (1994). "Three-dimensional structure of a single filament in the Limulus acrosomal bundle: scruin binds to homologous helix-loop-beta motifs in actin." J. Cell Biol 124(3), 341-350.

Schmid, M. F., J. Jakana, et al. (1993). "Imaging frozen, hydrated acrosomal bundle from Limulus sperm at 7 resolution with a 400 kv electron cryomicroscope." J. Mol. Biol. 230, 384-386.

Shin, J. H., Mahadevan, L., Waller, G. S., Langsetmo, K. & Matsudaira, P. (2003) Stored elastic energy powers the 60-{micro}m extension of the Limulus polyphemus sperm actin bundle, J. Cell Biol. 162, 1183-1188.

Way, M., M. Sanders, et al. (1995). "Sequence and domain organization of scruin, and actin-cross-linking protein in the acrosomal process of Limulus sperm." J.Cell Biol 128(1 & 2), 51-60.

 
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