By Pekka Lappalainen

This publication presents a finished view on actin monomer-binding proteins and the mechanisms wherein they give a contribution to actin dynamics and numerous actin-dependent mobile procedures. This new identify comprises chapters that describe the fundamental mechanisms of actin dynamics in addition to the structural ideas in which numerous actin-binding proteins have interaction with actin. The e-book is acceptable extra studying for college kids in complex mobile biology classes.

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