actin

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  • Info Actin is a globular multi-functional protein that forms microfilaments. more...
  • I caught you actin' again to-day, right out before the white folks. Cited from Merton of the Movies, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • But if you go on actin' this way, you will be! Cited from Dramatic Works of Gerhart Hauptmann, v2, Hauptmann
  • The role that actin plays in the invasion process of cancer cells has still not been determined.
  • There was enough worse things'n that that she took off her pop without actin' like this. Cited from Tillie: A Mennonite Maid,Helen Reimensnyder Martin
  • However, there is still no high-resolution X-ray structure of F-actin.
  • There are a number of different types of actin with slightly different structures and functions.
  • However, the exact role that actin plays in transcription has not yet been determined.
  • Just you wait till they begin, an' you'll see a fine bit o' play actin'. Cited from The Underworld, by James C. Welsh
  • Only it don't seem like actin' at all. Cited from Torchy, Private Sec., by Sewell Ford
  • Sea urchin studies provided the first evidence of actin in non-muscle cells.
  • Well, take this little lady home an' scold her good for the way she's been actin'. Cited from A Man Four-Square, by William MacLeod Raine
  • What business have you actin' like a rich man when you can't pay yer honest debts? Cited from The Light in the Clearing, by Irving Bacheller
  • However, all three use the movement of actin against myosin to create contraction.
  • In animal cells it is an actin-rich layer responsible for movements of the cell surface.
  • The first sign is a clear, actin-free zone appearing around the nuclear envelope.
  • So you're a play-actin' miss are ye? Cited from Madame Flirt, by Charles E. Pearce
  • A recent study shows that these basic residues are involved in actin binding.
  • "What do you mean, actin' so?" she said, again. Cited from Jerome, A Poor Man, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • Just been free bout seventy-two years and some of em actin' just like white folks now. Cited from Slave Narratives: Arkansas, Pt. 5, by Work Projects Administration
  • Ain't he the actin'est thing you ever saw? Cited from Merton of the Movies, by Harry Leon Wilson
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Meaning of actin

  • noun One of the proteins into which actomyosin can be split; can exist in either a globular or a fibrous form