Fascin organizes filamentous actin into bundles with a minimum of 4. 1:1 actin/fascin ratio. It is probably involved in the assembly of actin filament bundles present in microspikes, membrane ruffles, and stress fibers.
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Protein Aliases: 55 kDa actin-bundling protein; Fascin; fascin homolog 1, actin-bundling protein; p55; Singed; singed-like (fascin homolog, sea urchin); Singed-like protein
Gene Aliases: FAN1; FSCN1; HSN; p55; SNL
UniProt ID: (Human) Q16658
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 6624
Molecular Function: non-motor actin binding protein