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Gelsolin

"Gelsolin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A 90-kDa protein produced by macrophages that severs ACTIN filaments and forms a cap on the newly exposed filament end. Gelsolin is activated by CALCIUM ions and participates in the assembly and disassembly of actin, thereby increasing the motility of some CELLS.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Gelsolin" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Gelsolin" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 108 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 11 publications in 1999
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