F-actin capping protein is a heterodimer

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R-HSA-879459
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Homo sapiens
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F-actin-capping protein binds in a Ca2+-independent manner to the fast growing ends of actin filaments (barbed end) thereby blocking the exchange of subunits. Unlike other capping proteins (such as gelsolin and severin), they do not sever actin filaments.

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
9331217 Vertebrates have conserved capping protein alpha isoforms with specific expression patterns

Hart, MC, Korshunova, YO, Cooper, JA

Cell Motil Cytoskeleton 1997
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