actins


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actins

Filamentary contractile proteins forming the cytoskeleton of cells. Actins contribute to cell shape, cell motility and to some internal cell functions.
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Other tasks of Gc-globulin, such as actin binding, alter neither its binding capacity nor its affinity for vitamin D steroids.
All of these findings strongly suggest that Gc-globulin exerts more complex physiologic functions than clearance of actin released by necrotic cells and tissues from the circulation.
Actin-free Gc-globulin bound to the coat of a monoclonal antibody that is capable of binding Gc-globulin, free or complexed with actin, is detected with a second labeled monoclonal antibody that specifically binds to epitopes of the actin-free Gc-globulin.
The extracellular actin-scavenger system and actin toxicity.