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paxillin

Pronunciation: pak'sil-in

Definition: A 68-kD cytoskeletal protein containing multiple domains that appears to participate in actin-membrane attachment at sites of cell adhesion to the extracellular matrix. It may also be involved in the regulation of the growth and organization of the cytoskeleton.

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