Function

Probably involved in connections of major cytoskeletal structures to the plasma membrane. In epithelial cells, required for the formation of microvilli and membrane ruffles on the apical pole. Along with PLEKHG6, required for normal macropinocytosis.

Protein names

Recommended name:

Ezrin

Alternative name(s):

Cytovillin
Villin-2
p81

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