GSBS Student Publications

Title

Actin cytoskeleton: putting a CAP on actin polymerization

UMMS Affiliation

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; Program in Molecular Medicine and the Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology

Date

10-26-2000

Document Type

Article

Medical Subject Headings

Actins; Biopolymers; Cell Cycle Proteins; *Cytoskeletal Proteins; Cytoskeleton; *Drosophila Proteins; *Microfilament Proteins; Signal Transduction

Disciplines

Life Sciences | Medicine and Health Sciences

Abstract

Two recent studies have identified a Drosophila homolog of cyclase-associated protein (CAP) as a developmentally important negative regulator of actin polymerization that may also directly mediate signal transduction.

Rights and Permissions

Citation: Curr Biol. 2000 Oct 5;10(19):R695-7.

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

Journal Title

Current biology : CB

PubMed ID

11050402