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Effect of Drugs on Actin

Nature volume 162, pages 217218 (07 August 1948) | Download Citation

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IN previous work from this laboratory it has been established that the polymerization of actin is influenced by various ions in different ways. In view of the possibility that the change of globular actin into fibrous actin plays an important part in the mechanism of muscle contraction, it is especially interesting that calcium and potassium (or sodium) ions show antagonistic action at some concentrations1.

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  1. Institute of Medical Chemistry, Szeged. April 21.

    • F. B. STRAUB
    • , G. FEUER
    •  & I. LAJOS

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