Actin-Monomer-Binding Proteins by Pekka Lappalainen

Actin-Monomer-Binding Proteins

EditorPekka Lappalainen

Hardcover | December 12, 2006

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This book provides a comprehensive view on actin monomer-binding proteins and the mechanisms by which they contribute to actin dynamics and various actin-dependent cellular processes. This new title contains chapters that describe the basic mechanisms of actin dynamics as well as the structural principles by which various actin-binding proteins interact with actin. The book is suitable further reading for students in advanced cell biology classes.

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Title:Actin-Monomer-Binding ProteinsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:132 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.03 inPublished:December 12, 2006Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0387464050

ISBN - 13:9780387464053

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Table of Contents

How Actin Assembly Is Modulated at Filament Barbed Ends in Motile Processes.-Proteins of the Actin Depolymerizing Factor/Cofilin Family.- Profilin, an Essential Control Element for Actin Polymerization.- Srv2/Cyclase-Associated Protein (CAP): A Multi-Functional Recycling Center for Actin Monomers and Cofilin.- Twinfilin Family of Actin Monomer-Binding Proteins.- Intracellular ß-Thymosins.- Multirepeat ß-Thymosins.- Wasp and WAVE Family Proteins.- The Verprolins as Regulators of Actin Dynamics.- A Common Binding Site for Actin-Binding Proteins on the Actin Surface.