Mechanism of actin polymerization

Thomas D. Pollard, Susan W. Craig

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Polymerization of actin underlies changes in cell shape and motility. New methods of analysis provide a better quantitative understanding of some of the individual steps in actin polymerization and focus attention on probable control points.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)55-58
Number of pages4
JournalTrends in biochemical sciences
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1982

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology


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