Capping proteins | definition of capping proteins by Medical dictionary
proteins that bind to one end of actin filaments, preventing both addition and loss of actin monomers.
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The length regulation of the thin filaments is carried out largely by the capping proteins
, CapZ and tropomodulin (Tmod).
Two protein spots demonstrating reduced expression by HG, identified as the actin capping proteins
, F-actin capping protein
[beta]-subunit, and actin-like protein 3.