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Human Cofilin shares 99% amino acid (aa) sequences identity with both mouse and rat Cofilin.
Reconstitute with 0.2 mL of distilled water to yield a concentration of 500 µg/mL.
Cofilin binds to F-actin and exhibits pH-sensitive F-actin depolymerizing activity. Regulates actin cytoskeleton dynamics. Important for normal progress through mitosis and normal cytokinesis. Plays a role in the regulation of cell morphology and cytoskeletal organization. Required for the up-regulation of atypical chemokine receptor ACKR2 from endosomal compartment to cell membrane, increasing its efficiency in chemokine uptake and degradation. Required for neural tube morphogenesis and neural crest cell migration.
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Protein Aliases: 18 kDa phosphoprotein; CFL-1; COF1; cofilin 1 (non-muscle); Cofilin, non-muscle isoform; Cofilin-1; Cofilin1; epididymis secretory protein Li 15; p18
Gene Aliases: AA959946; CFL; CFL1; Cof; cofilin; HEL-S-15; n-cofilin
Molecular Function: non-motor actin binding protein