from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A calcium-dependent actin-binding protein that modulates actin filament length and gelation and thus influences the structure of the cytoskeleton and plays a key role in cellular motility and differentiation.
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- n. An actin-binding protein that is a key regulator of actin filament assembly and disassembly.
gel(ation) + sol- (as in dissolve, from its turning actin from a semi-solid into a fluid) + -in.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)