|Other Names||Gelsolin, AGEL, Actin-depolymerizing factor, ADF, Brevin, GSN|
|Target/Specificity||The synthetic peptide sequence is selected from aa 36-50 of HUMAN GSN|
|Format||Synthetic peptide was lyophilized with 100% acetonitrile and is supplied as a powder. Reconstitute with 0.1 ml DI water for a final concentration of 1 mg/ml.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C.|
|Precautions||This product is for research use only. Not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Calcium-regulated, actin-modulating protein that binds to the plus (or barbed) ends of actin monomers or filaments, preventing monomer exchange (end-blocking or capping). It can promote the assembly of monomers into filaments (nucleation) as well as sever filaments already formed. Plays a role in ciliogenesis.|
|Cellular Location||Isoform 2: Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton.|
|Tissue Location||Phagocytic cells, platelets, fibroblasts, nonmuscle cells, smooth and skeletal muscle cells|
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Calcium-regulated, actin-modulating protein that binds to the plus (or barbed) ends of actin monomers or filaments, preventing monomer exchange (end-blocking or capping). It can promote the assembly of monomers into filaments (nucleation) as well as sever filaments already formed. Plays a role in ciliogenesis.
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Humphray S.J.,et al.Nature 429:369-374(2004).
Mural R.J.,et al.Submitted (JUL-2005) to the EMBL/GenBank/DDBJ databases.
Gevaert K.,et al.Nat. Biotechnol. 21:566-569(2003).
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