Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of actin.

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Examples

  • Myosins are proteins that use chemical energy to create contractions by moving along filamental proteins called actins - like a train moves along a railroad track.

    Health News from Medical News Today

  • If another virus approached, these proteins would trigger it to push out snake-like projections called "actins" from its surface, actively bouncing it away to "surf" towards uninfected cells further afield.

    BBC - Ouch

  • If another virus approached, these proteins would trigger it to push out snake-like projections called "actins" from its surface, actively bouncing it away to "surf" towards uninfected cells further afield.

    BBC - Ouch

  • Snake-like "actins" bounce other viruses away from an infected cell

    BBC - Ouch

  • Snake-like "actins" bounce other viruses away from an infected cell

    BBC - Ouch

  • As part of a face-saving exercise on Thursday evening Boehner claimed that, as a result of his actins, he had managed to secure from the Democratic leader in the Senate, Harry Reid, a promise to name members for a joint House-Senate conference to negotiate the year-long tax concessions.

    House agrees payroll tax deal as Republicans cave in to Obama

  • Based on my understanding of ethical conduct, Fitzy is accountabel for his own words and actins, and those of his office.

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  • Boehner's actins are HURTING USA and the world -- by many many trillions.

    Breaking News: CBS News

  • Although phylogenetically distant from eukaryotic actins, bacterial actin-like proteins share structural and functional homologies with them.

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  • The low number of heads on actins L and M is especially significant because it appears right next to the target zone, where both strong and weak myosin binding is highest.

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