calmodulin


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calmodulin

[kal′mäj·ə·lən]
(biochemistry)
A calcium-modulated protein consisting of a single polypeptide with 148 amino acids and a molecular weight of 16,700, found in all eukaryotes.
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Oxidation of calmodulin alters activation and regulation of CaMKII.
Our findings show that there is inadequate binding between these proteins due to the mutated calmodulin gene resulting in the loss of control of cell calcium level and thereby abnormal heart function.
The fact that two calmodulin proteins are involved in the regulation of the calcium pump activity means that the calcium pump has three steps.
A kinesin like calmodulin binding protein (KCBP) is a unique microtubule motor protein originally discovered in flowering plants that contains two microtubule-binding sites, myosin tail homology, and a regulatory calcium/ calmodulin-binding domain.
2+]-binding proteins, calsequestrin, calmodulin, troponin C, and S-100, with the cationic carbocyanine dye "Stains-all".
Calmodulin, a calcium-binding peptide regulates many calcium dependent enzymes (1).
Examples of such proteins include the lysine-dependent enzymes, the regulatory protein calmodulin, and the cytoskeletal protein tubulin.
DEMONSTRATING CALMODULIN ACTIVATION OF PHOSPHODIESTERASE USING NON-RADIOACTIVE METHODS
4) Other possible mechanisms of action include inhibition of calmodulin, (4) blockage of a growth-promoting histamine-like receptor, or the reduction of epidermal growth-factor production.
Previous studies have shown that Ang II increases calcium influx, which by interacting with calmodulin increases calcium/calmodulin kinase II (CaMK II) activity in rabbit aortic smooth muscle cells (VSMC).