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acta1b  -  actin, alpha 1b, skeletal muscle

Danio rerio

Synonyms: SO:0000704, actc, actc1, cfk, hm:zeh0631, ...
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  • In order to further analyze the heart defects in cfk(-/-) embryos, we positionally cloned cfk and show that it encodes a novel sarcomeric actin expressed in the embryonic myocardium [1].


  1. Early myocardial function affects endocardial cushion development in zebrafish. Bartman, T., Walsh, E.C., Wen, K.K., McKane, M., Ren, J., Alexander, J., Rubenstein, P.A., Stainier, D.Y. PLoS Biol. (2004) [Pubmed]
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