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Help with role of ATP hydrolysis in actin polymerization - (Apr/17/2006 )


I have a question in regards to the role of ATP hydrolysis in actin polymerization. Does it weaken the bonds in the polymer thereby promoting depolymerization?

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hereis the simplistic answer...may be enough for what you need to know?

this article, that article, that one, and this one

might help you?

It seems that there is still some debate raging over this issue; it depends on exactly what you are asking....?