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one of the proteins into which actomyosin can be split

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List of differentially expressed proteins during myogenic differentiation of satellite cells from bovine longissimus dorsi muscle Spot Accession Protein name No number 1681 P00883 Fructose-bisphosphate aldolase A 2078 P14315 Alpha-actin capping protein subunit beta isoform 1 3116 P49410 Elongation factor Tu, mitochondrial precursor (EF-Tu) 2306 Q5E9B1 L-lactate dehydrogenase B chain (LDH-B) 2959 Q29561 UMP-CMP kinase (EC 2.
The researchers developed a novel method for isolating functional smooth muscle cells from bone mar row by using a fluorescent marker protein and a tissue-specific promoter for alpha-actin, a protein found in muscles that is responsible for their ability to contract and relax.
AIDS-associated Kaposi's sarcoma-derived cells in long-term culture express and synthesize smooth muscle alpha-actin.