actin inhibitors

William H. Guilford guilford at salus.med.uvm.edu
Mon Mar 21 18:33:10 EST 1994


In article <CMvp2D.Fst at ucdavis.edu> dobates at ucdavis.edu (Dave Bates) writes:

>Does anyone know of proteins which are inhibitors of actin/myosin
>contraction that have cDNAs available for? I know that phalloidin binds
>to it, but does it inhibit, and is it selective? 

Phalloidin does not inhibit actin-myosin interaction - we use it all the
time in our in vitro motility assay.

Your best bet may be tropomyosin.

- Bill




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