Sarcomeric contractile proteins

The complex of proteins that form the contractile mechanism of skeletal muscle include:

Diagnostic utility

Other than actins, low sensitivity limits the value of all of these proteins as markers of skeletal muscle differentiation.


Diagnostic Immunohistochemistry edited by Professor D. J. Dabbs, pages 69

This page last revised 4.6.2001.

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