Immunogen sequence: MDDIYKAAVE QLTEEQKNEF KAAFDIFVLG AEDGCISTKE LGKVMRMLGQ NPTPEELQEM IDEVDEDGSG TVDFDEFLVM MVRCMKDDSK GKSEEELSDL FRMFDKNADG YIDLDELKIM LQATGETITE DDIEELMKDG DKNNDGRIDY DEFLEFMKGV; Positive Samples: Mouse heart, Mouse lung, Mouse skeletal muscle
Troponin (Tn) is the central regulatory protein of striated muscle contraction. Tn consists of three components: Tn-I which is the inhibitor of actomyosin ATPase, Tn-T which contains the binding site for tropomyosin and Tn-C. The binding of calcium to Tn-C abolishes the inhibitory action of Tn on actin filaments, and as a result of calcium-ion uptake by troponin-C, the elements of the muscle thin filament undergo a series of allosteric changes which allow the interaction of actin with myosin, the hydrolysis of ATP, and the generation of tension.
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Protein Aliases: cardiac troponin C; slow twitch skeletal/cardiac muscle troponin C; TN-C; troponin C type 1 (slow); Troponin C, slow skeletal and cardiac muscles; troponin C1, slow
Gene Aliases: AI874626; CMD1Z; CMH13; cTnC; cTnI; TN-C; TNC; Tncc; TNNC; TNNC1