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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 103069, 16 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/103069
Review Article

Tropomodulin Capping of Actin Filaments in Striated Muscle Development and Physiology

Department of Cell Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA

Received 30 June 2011; Accepted 18 August 2011

Academic Editor: Aikaterini Kontrogianni-Konstantopoulos

Copyright © 2011 David S. Gokhin and Velia M. Fowler. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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