The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the F-actin capping protein alpha subunit family. It is the alpha subunit of the barbed-end actin binding protein Cap Z. By capping the barbed end of actin filaments, Cap Z regulates the growth of the actin filaments at the barbed end.
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Protein Aliases: CAPPA2; capping protein (actin filament) muscle Z-line, alpha 2; capping protein alpha 2; CAPZ; CapZ alpha 2; CapZ alpha-2; CAPZA2; F-actin capping protein alpha-2 subunit; F-actin-capping protein subunit alpha-2
Gene Aliases: 1110053K06Rik; AW208808; CAPPA2; CAPZ; CAPZA2