Actin - alpha cardiac

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D.

Revised: 21 March 2018, last major update September 2013

Copyright: (c) 2003-2018,, Inc.

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Definition / general
Diagrams / tables

Cardiac actin mutations related to cardiomyopathies

Microscopic (histologic) images

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Various images

Positive staining - normal
  • Myocardium (adult and fetal), skeletal muscle (fetal), skeletal muscle (adult-muscle spindle myocytes) and vascular smooth muscle (occasional)
Positive staining - disease
Negative staining
  • Skeletal muscle (adult, but muscle spindle myocytes are positive)