Definitions for gelsolin

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word gelsolin

Wiktionary

  1. gelsolin(Noun)

    An actin-binding protein that is a key regulator of actin filament assembly and disassembly.

Freebase

  1. Gelsolin

    Gelsolin is an actin-binding protein that is a key regulator of actin filament assembly and disassembly. Gelsolin is one of the most potent members of the actin-severing gelsolin/villin superfamily, as it severs with nearly 100% efficiency. Gelsolin is located intracellularly and extracellularly.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Gelsolin

    A 90-kDa protein produced by macrophages that severs ACTIN filaments and forms a cap on the newly exposed filament end. Gelsolin is activated by CALCIUM ions and participates in the assembly and disassembly of actin, thereby increasing the motility of some CELLS.

Translation

Find a translation for the gelsolin definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these gelsolin definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"gelsolin." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 23 Oct. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/gelsolin>.

Are we missing a good definition for gelsolin?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for gelsolin: