CAPZA1 is a member of the F-actin capping protein alpha subunit family. This gene encodes the alpha subunit of the barbed-end actin binding protein. The protein regulates growth of the actin filament by capping the barbed end of growing actin filaments.
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Protein Aliases: Cap Z; capping protein (actin filament) muscle Z-line, alpha 1; CapZ alpha-1; F-actin-capping protein subunit alpha-1
Gene Aliases: CAPPA1; CAPZ; CAPZA1; CAZ1
UniProt ID: (Human) P52907
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 829
Molecular Function: non-motor actin binding protein