Actin Filaments

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Overview of the Cytoskeleton
Intermediate Filaments
Kinesins and Dyneins
Cilia and Flagella
Microtubules and Cell Division
Actin Filaments
Actin Based Movement
Muscle Contractions

Practice: Which of the following proteins are associated with actin nucleation?

Practice: Actin monomers are added to both the minus end and the plus end of a growing actin filament?

Practice: Which of the following terms describes the addition of monomers at the plus end and the loss of monomers at the minus end?

Practice: If ATP at the minus end is hydrolyzed quickly, what happens to an actin filament?