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Term:
Arp2/3 complex-mediated actin nucleation (GO:0034314)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
actin nucleation +     
'de novo' actin filament nucleation  
Arp2/3 complex-mediated actin nucleation +   
The actin nucleation process in which actin monomers combine to form a new branch on the side of an existing actin filament; mediated by the Arp2/3 protein complex and its interaction with other proteins.
negative regulation of actin nucleation +   
positive regulation of actin nucleation +   
regulation of actin nucleation +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: actin filament branch nucleation ;   branched actin filament nucleation
Definition Sources: GOC:mah, PMID:16959963, PMID:18640983

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