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XB-ANAT-4078

Anatomy Term: actin filament
XAO ID: 0005319
Synonyms: microfilament
Definition: "A filamentous structure formed of a two-stranded helical polymer of the protein actin and associated proteins. Actin filaments are a major component of the contractile apparatus of skeletal muscle and the microfilaments of the cytoskeleton of eukaryotic cells."
Stage Range: oocyte stage I to death
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Parent(s): cell part (is_a) actin cytoskeleton (part_of)

 


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