Journal of Cell Biology volume 216, issue 11, P3861-3881 2017 DOI: 10.1083/jcb.201704171 View full text
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Matthew R. Avenarius, Jocelyn F. Krey, Rachel A. Dumont, Clive P. Morgan, Connor B. Benson, Sarath Vijayakumar, Christopher L. Cunningham, Deborah I. Scheffer, David P. Corey, Ulrich Müller, Sherri M. Jones, Peter G. Barr-Gillespie

Abstract: The authors show that the heterodimeric capping protein subunit CAPZB is required during development of stereocilia, actin-filled processes of the inner ear. They find that CAPZB prevents depolymerization of newly formed actin filaments during the developmental stage when stereocilia widen.