Tropomyosin pp 293-298 | Cite as

Emerging Issues for Tropomyosin Structure, Regulation, Function and Pathology

  • Peter Gunning
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 644)


There is a growing awareness of the role of tropomyosin in the regulation of the actin filament. Work in the field is increasingly directed at understanding the mechanisms of function at both a molecular and atomic level and developing therapeutic strategies to treat tropomyosin-based pathology. This chapter highlights unresolved issues that cross the boundaries between individual chapters and are likely to be fertile areas of research in the future.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Gunning
    • 1
  1. 1.Oncology Research Unit, Department of Pharmacology, School of Medical SciencesUniversity of New South WalesSydneyAustralia

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