ACTG2

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ACTG2

A gene on chromosome 2p13.1 that encodes a gamma actin which coexists with beta actin as a cytoskeletal component and mediator of internal cell motility. Actin gamma 2 is found in enteric tissues.
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The researchers hypothesize that the bacterium may use the actin-like protein to make a toxin that attacks other cells.
Pull-down assay showed that short products of NuMA1 could bind with actin-like proteins, such as alpha-actinin-4 (ACTN4), a tumor-promoting protein.
Interestingly, except NuMA1 itself, actin-like proteins such as ACTN1, ACTN4, and actin cytoplasmic 2 were found to bind with short isoform of NuMA.