Actin - alpha cardiac

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 17 September 2015, last major update September 2013

Copyright: (c) 2003-2015,, Inc.

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Cardiac actin mutations related to cardiomyopathies

Micro Images

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)