cytoskeleton

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a microscopic network of actin filaments and microtubules in the cytoplasm of many living cells that gives the cell shape and coherence

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2002) it is shown that cytoskeletal protein tubulin binds directly to synaptotagmin1 which promotes tubulin assembly.
Our specific aim is to assess the ability of retinoids, the natural and synthetic derivatives of vitamin A, to restore normal expression of the intermediate filament cytoskeletal proteins cytokeratins and vimentin.
8-11) Dystrophin is a subsarcolemmal protein of the caveolar domain with a double adhesion property, one between the membrane elements and the contractile filaments and the other between the cytoskeletal proteins and the extracellular matrix via the laminin-binding system.
Because calpains are responsible for the proteolysis of cytoskeletal proteins, investigators have suggested that calpain activity is involved in modulating cell structure in both normal and pathological states.
The RBC membrane is composed of a lipid bilayer consisting of free cholesterol, phospholipid and a cytoskeletal protein network (i.
Neurobehavioral deficits in mice lacking the erythrocyte membrane cytoskeletal protein 4.
Intercellular spread of Shigella flexneri through a monolayer mediated by membranous protrusions and associated with reorganization of the cytoskeletal protein vinculin.
Antibodies to T- and L-isoforms of the cytoskeletal protein, fimbrin, in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.
Alterations of cytoskeletal protein sulfhydryls and cellular glutathione in cultured cells exposed to cadmium and nickel ions.
Functional interaction between phosducin-like protein 2 and cytosolic chaperonin is essential for cytoskeletal protein function and cell cycle progression.
A sperm cytoskeletal protein that signals oocyte meiotic maturation and ovulation.
Cytokinetics' heart failure program focuses on the discovery and development of small molecules that directly activate cardiac myosin, a cytoskeletal protein that drives cardiac muscle contractility.
Along with actins, tubulins are abundant cytoskeletal proteins that support diverse cellular processes, including microtubule and microfilament structure and function (Lundin et al.
EP attenuates TGF-[beta]-induced expression of cytoskeletal proteins, [alpha]-SMA and vimentin