Stains
Actin - alpha cardiac



Topic Completed: 1 September 2013

Revised: 4 March 2019

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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)
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