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- (biochemistry) A protein important in the contraction of striated muscle tissues.
2009 January 30, Armando del Rio et al., “Stretching Single Talin Rod Molecules Activates Vinculin Binding”:
- In order to measure the pattern of force-dependent stretching of TR, we designed a DNA construct encoding for I27 2 -T R -I27 2 [TR flanked by two molecules of the I27 (27th immunoglobular domain of human cardiac titin), which has well-characterized mechanical properties.]
The chemical name of titin, which begins "methionyl..." and ends "...isoleucine", is here.