Actin depolymerizing factor

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Actin depolymerizing factors are a family of microfilament proteins.[1]

They are used to regulate actin assembly.[2][3]


  1. ^ Actin Depolymerizing Factors at the US National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)
  2. ^ Didry D, Carlier MF, Pantaloni D (October 1998). "Synergy between actin depolymerizing factor/cofilin and profilin in increasing actin filament turnover". J. Biol. Chem. 273 (40): 25602–11. PMID 9748225. doi:10.1074/jbc.273.40.25602. 
  3. ^ Gunning PW, Ghoshdastider U, Whitaker S, Popp D, Robinson RC (2015). "The evolution of compositionally and functionally distinct actin filaments". Journal of Cell Science. 128 (11): 2009–19. PMID 25788699. doi:10.1242/jcs.165563.