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.