F-actin

noun

F-ac·​tin ˈef-ˌak-tən How to pronounce F-actin (audio)
: a fibrous actin polymerized in the form of a double helix that is produced in the presence of a metal cation (as of calcium) and ATP compare g-actin

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“F-actin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/F-actin. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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