Troponin

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a protein of muscle that together with tropomyosin forms a regulatory protein complex controlling the interaction of actin and myosin and that when combined with calcium ions permits muscular contraction; when cardiac muscle cells are damaged, troponin is released into the blood stream and provides a useful indicator of cardiac cell death and evidence of myocardial infarction.


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