Plastin


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Plas´tin


n.1.(Biol.) A substance associated with nuclein in cell nuclei, and by some considered as the fundamental substance of the nucleus.
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Shinomiya, "Plastin family of actin-bundling proteins: its functions in leukocytes, neurons, intestines, and cancer," International Journal of Cell Biology, vol.
Matsudaira, "Fimbrin is a homologue of the cytoplasmic phosphoprotein plastin and has domains homologous with calmodulin and actin gelation proteins," The Journal of Cell Biology, vol.
McWhorter et al., "Plastin 3 is a protective modifier of autosomal recessive spinal muscular atrophy," Science, vol.
Citation: Maria G Boza-Moran et al., "Decay in survival motor neuron and plastin 3 levels during differentiation of iPSC-derived human motor neurons," Scientific Reports, 2015; 5: 11696 DOI: 10.1038/srep11696
The group of researchers in The Netherlands and in Germany have found in their studies in zebrafish and mice that injection of human plastin 3 (PLS3) or related proteins in zebrafish where PLS3 action has been suppressed can replace its loss and repair the bone development anomalies associated with this deficiency.
Nine horses have entered this race including Alibaba Del Sol, Alzain, Derham, Detroit, Eausterlitz, Pandoro, Plastin, Tidoubia and Zam Zam.
Unfractionated heparin for treatment of VTE should be given by IV bolus followed by continuous infusion, maintaining the activated partial thrombo plastin time (aPTT) in therapeutic range for at least 5 days, followed by subcutaneous heparin 2 or 3 times daily to maintain aPTT levels 1.5 to 2.5 times normal for at least 3 months (SOR: C, expert opinion).
Unipolar reorganization of F-actin layer at bacterial division and bundling of actin filaments by plastin correlate with movement of Shigella flexneri within HeLa cells.
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described plastin 3 as a good alternative for avoiding the use of large cocktails of antibodies, because this marker is not downregulated in CTCs during their EMT and is not expressed in blood cells (73).
Plastin under Martin Watlow finished third and the Jean-Francois Bernard-trained La Nonito was fourth.