Actin Polymerization: Riding the Wave

Laurie G. Smith, Rong Li

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WAVE/SCAR has long been known to activate the actin-nucleating Arp2/3 complex in a Rac-dependent manner. Recent biochemical and genetic studies have revealed important roles for four WAVE-associated proteins in regulating WAVE function.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R109-R111
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Feb 3 2004
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)


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