|Other Names||Alpha-parvin, Actopaxin, CH-ILKBP, Calponin-like integrin-linked kinase-binding protein, Matrix-remodeling-associated protein 2, PARVA, MXRA2|
|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||Plays a role in sarcomere organization and in smooth muscle cell contraction. Required for normal development of the embryonic cardiovascular system, and for normal septation of the heart outflow tract. Plays a role in sprouting angiogenesis and is required for normal adhesion of vascular smooth muscle cells to endothelial cells during blood vessel development (By similarity). Plays a role in the reorganization of the actin cytoskeleton, formation of lamellipodia and ciliogenesis. Plays a role in the establishement of cell polarity, cell adhesion, cell spreading, and directed cell migration.|
|Cellular Location||Cell junction, focal adhesion. Cell membrane; Peripheral membrane protein; Cytoplasmic side Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton. Cytoplasm, myofibril, sarcomere, Z line. Note=Constituent of focal adhesions. Associates with the actin cytoskeleton|
|Tissue Location||Widely expressed, with highest levels in heart, skeletal muscle, kidney and liver|
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PARVA is members of the parvin family, including PARVA, are actin-binding proteins associated with focal contacts.
Lorenz,S., et.al., Structure 16 (10), 1521-1531 (2008)Wang,X., et.al., J. Biol. Chem. 283 (30), 21113-21119 (2008)Ewing,R.M., et.al., Mol. Syst. Biol. 3, 89 (2007)
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