gelsolin

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gel·so·lin

(jel-sol'in), [MIM*137350]
An actin-binding protein; a Ca2+-triggered actin-filament-severing protein; hence, it has roles in locomotion, secretion, and endocytosis.

gelsolin

(jĕl′sŏl′ĭn)
n.
A calcium-regulated actin-binding protein that breaks cytoskeletal actin filaments into smaller pieces, thus transforming the actin network (or gel) into a colloidal solution and influencing cell morphology, motility, and apoptosis.