Chapter 4. Skeletal Proteins

  1. Prof. Dr. Yoshihito Yawata M.D., Ph.D.

Published Online: 29 APR 2004

DOI: 10.1002/3527601538.ch4

Cell Membrane: The Red Blood Cell as a Model

Cell Membrane: The Red Blood Cell as a Model

How to Cite

Yawata, Y. (2003) Skeletal Proteins, in Cell Membrane: The Red Blood Cell as a Model, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527601538.ch4

Author Information

  1. Kawasaki College of Allied Health Professions, 316 Matsushima, Kurashiki City, 701-0194, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 APR 2004
  2. Published Print: 25 FEB 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527304639

Online ISBN: 9783527601530

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Keywords:

  • skeletal proteins;
  • α-spectrins;
  • β-spectrins;
  • red cell spectrins;
  • erythroid spectrins;
  • nonerythroid spectrins;
  • protein 4.1;
  • nonerythroid protein 4.1;
  • actin;
  • p55 protein;
  • adducin;
  • dematin;
  • protein 4.9;
  • tropomyosin;
  • tropomodulin

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • α- and β-Spectrins

    • Introduction

    • Structure of Red Cell Spectrins

    • Functions of Red Cell Spectrins

    • Erythroid and Nonerythroid Spectrins

  • Protein 4.1

    • Structure of Protein 4.1

    • Binding to Other Membrane Proteins

    • Extensive Alternative Splicings

    • Nonerythroid Protein 4.1 Isoforms

  • Actin

  • Other Minor Skeletal Proteins

    • The p55 Protein

    • Adducin

    • Dematin (Protein 4.9)

    • Tropomyosin

    • Tropomodulin

    • Other Membrane Proteins