Kaptin, also named as KPTN and Actin-associated protein 2E4, originally isolated from human blood platelets and likely to be involved in the actin rearrangements occurring during activation. It plays a unique role in the actin rearrangements that accompany platelet activation and stereocilia formation. Kaptin is necessary for normal neuromorphogenesis. It may play a role in producing the sensory apparatus in hair cells.
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Protein Aliases: Actin-associated protein 2E4; actin-binding protein; kaptin; kaptin (actin binding protein); KICSTOR complex protein kaptin
Gene Aliases: 2310042D10Rik; 2E4; C030013F01Rik; KPTN; MRT41
UniProt ID: (Human) Q9Y664