Definition of Filamin

1. Noun. (protein) Any of a class of proteins that bind actin filaments and anchor membrane proteins ¹



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Medical Definition of Filamin

1. A protein that binds to F actin, cross linking it to form an isotropic network, the binding does not require Ca. It was originally isolated from smooth muscle and is a homodimer 2 x 250 kD. Similar to actin binding protein (ABP) from leucocytes. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Filamin

filamentary keratopathy
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filamentous bacteriophage
filamentous colony
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filamin (current term)
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