An actin-binding protein that is a key regulator of actin filament assembly and disassembly.
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.
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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.
The numerical value of gelsolin in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of gelsolin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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