Medical Definition of Capz

1. Microfilament capping protein (32-36 kD) found in Dictyostelium and Acanthamoeba and that binds to the barbed ends of thin filaments in the Z disc of striated muscle. Widely distributed in vertebrate cells, though in nonmuscle cells is predominately in the nucleus. Identical to alpha actinin. Some isoforms may bind to the pointed ends of microfilaments. (08 Oct 1997)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Capz

canzonettas
canzoni
caoshu
caoutchin
caoutchouc
caoutchouc pelvis
caoutchouc tree
caoutchoucin
caoutchoucs
caoxite
cap
cap'n
cap'ns
cap-a-pie
cap-gun
capZ
cap II RNA(nucleoside-2'-)methyltransferase
cap I RNA (nucleoside-2'-)methyltransferase
cap and ball
cap and trade
cap binding protein
cap cloud
cap clouds
cap flashing
cap in hand
cap it all off
cap nut
cap of the ampullary crest
cap off
cap opener

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