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Give an example of a protein that bind to g-actin. Include action.
Profilin (ADP/ATP exchange)
Give two examples that bind to ends and/or control polymerization. Include actions.
Gelsolin (severing, capping (+) end)
CapZ (capping (+))
Give an example of proteins that assist nucleation
Arp 2/3 complex
What are the two actin-dependent force generating systems?
1.) Myosin independent cell movement.
2.) Myosin dependent
Actin based movements requires growth from with end?
Barbed (+) end.
What are three mechanisms by which growth can occur on the barbed end of actin?
1.) de novo nucleation
2.) uncapping of barbed ends by loss of capping protein.
3.) severing actin filaments