Thin filament-associated protein that is implicated in the regulation and modulation of smooth muscle contraction. It is capable of binding to actin, calmodulin, troponin C and tropomyosin. The interaction of calponin with actin inhibits the actomyosin Mg-ATPase activity.
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Protein Aliases: acidic calponin h3; calponin 2; calponin 3, acidic; Calponin H2, smooth muscle; Calponin, acidic isoform; Calponin, non-muscle isoform; Calponin-2; Calponin-3; dJ639P13.2.2 (acidic calponin 3); h2-calponin; Neutral calponin
Gene Aliases: 1600014M03Rik; AA408047; AI324678; C85854; Calpo2; Calpo3; CNN2; CNN3