Definition of Tensin

1. Noun. (biochemistry) A compound that binds actin ¹



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Medical Definition of Tensin

1. Actin binding component of focal adhesions and submembranous cytoskeleton. Has SH2 domain and can be tyrosine phosphorylated, speculated that it may lin k signalling systems with the cytoskeleton. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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