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*  MYH7
MHC-β is a 223 kDa protein composed of 1935 amino acids. MHC-β is a hexameric, asymmetric motor forming the bulk of the thick ... Alpert NR, Brosseau C, Federico A, Krenz M, Robbins J, Warshaw DM (Oct 2002). "Molecular mechanics of mouse cardiac myosin ... "Cardiac Organellar Protein Atlas Knowledgebase (COPaKB)". heartproteome.org. Retrieved 2015-10-14. Zong, N. C.; Li, H; Li, H; ... Harris SP, Lyons RG, Bezold KL (Mar 2011). "In the thick of it: HCM-causing mutations in myosin binding proteins of the thick ...
*  Spindle apparatus
The kinesin-13 superfamily of MAPs contains a class of plus-end-directed motor proteins with associated microtubule ... which include kinesin and dynein molecular motors, condensed chromosomes, and any centrosomes or asters that may be present at ... Constrained by cellular dimensions, lateral associations with antiparallel microtubules via motor proteins, and end-on ... the shape and size of the mitotic spindle are a function of the biophysical properties of the cross-linking motor proteins. The ...
*  Molecular tweezers
Amyloid β-protein Assembly: The Effect of Molecular Tweezer CLR01 and CLR03. J. Phys. Chem. B, 2015; 119: 4831-4841. S ... "A Molecular Tweezer Ameliorates Motor Deficits in Mice Overexpressing α-Synuclein". Neurotherapeutics: 1-13. doi:10.1007/s13311 ... Lysine-specific molecular tweezers are broad-spectrum inhibitor of aggregation and toxicity of amyloid proteins. J. Am. Chem. ... T Schrader, G Bitan, and F-G Klärner, Molecular Tweezers for Lysine and Arginine - Powerful Inhibitors of Pathologic Protein ...
*  KIF3A
2007). "Differential expression of molecular motors in the motor cortex of sporadic ALS". Neurobiol. Dis. 26 (3): 577-89. doi: ... This motor consists of two kinesin-related subunits (called KIF3A and KIF3B or 3C in vertebrates) and an associated protein ( ... Work done in a broad range of eukaryotic cells has revealed that heterotrimeric kinesin-2 is the primary motor protein driving ... KIF3A is one subunit of the heterotrimeric motor protein, kinesin-2, that was initially isolated from sea urchin egg/embryo ...
*  Kinesin family member 11
Kinesin-5 is a molecular motor protein that is essential in mitosis. Kinesin-5 proteins are members of kinesin superfamily, ... Vale RD (1996). "Switches, latches, and amplifiers: common themes of G proteins and molecular motors". J Cell Biol. 135 (2): ... The motor domain or motor head is at the N-terminus and performs ATP hydrolysis and binds to microtubules. Kinesin-5 motors ... Ferhat L, Cook C, Chauviere M, Harper M, Kress M, Lyons GE, Baas PW (October 1998). "Expression of the mitotic motor protein ...
*  Kinesin
A number of theoretical models of the molecular motor protein kinesin have been proposed. Many challenges are encountered in ... Vale RD, Milligan RA (April 2000). "The way things move: looking under the hood of molecular motor proteins". Science. 288 ( ... Motor proteins fulfill the role of transporting large cargo about the cell to their required destinations. Kinesins are motor ... A kinesin is a protein belonging to a class of motor proteins found in eukaryotic cells. Kinesins move along microtubule (MT) ...
*  DNA
Helicases are proteins that are a type of molecular motor. They use the chemical energy in nucleoside triphosphates, ... All the functions of DNA depend on interactions with proteins. These protein interactions can be non-specific, or the protein ... Martinez E (December 2002). "Multi-protein complexes in eukaryotic gene transcription". Plant Molecular Biology. 50 (6): 925-47 ... ISBN 978-0-521-58519-4. Sjölander K (January 2004). "Phylogenomic inference of protein molecular function: advances and ...
*  Kinesin 8
The Kinesin 8 Family are a subfamily of the molecular motor proteins known as kinesins. Most kinesins transport materials or ... Kinesin 8 is thought to play some role in this process, as knockdown of this protein via siRNA produces a phenotype of sister ... Gupta ML, Carvalho P, Roof DM, Pellman D (Sep 2006). "Plus end-specific depolymerase activity of Kip3, a kinesin-8 protein, ... Stumpff J, von Dassow G, Wagenbach M, Asbury C, Wordeman L (Feb 2008). "The kinesin-8 motor Kif18A suppresses kinetochore ...
*  Transport by multiple-motor proteins
Transport by molecular motor proteins (Kinesin, Dynein and unconventional Myosin) is essential for cell functioning and ... Studies of multiple motors are inspired by the fact that multiple motors are involved in many biological processes such as ... Klumpp S, Lipowsky R (November 2005). "Cooperative cargo transport by several molecular motors". Proceedings of the National ... This increasing interest in modeling multiple motor transport is particularly due to improved understanding of single motor ...
*  Nanomotor
A proposed branch of research is the integration of molecular motor proteins found in living cells into molecular motors ... portal Carbon nanotube Electrostatic motor Molecular motor Nanocar Nanomechanics Protein dynamics Synthetic molecular motors ... Starting and stopping the movement of such motor proteins would involve caging the ATP in molecular structures sensitive to UV ... Such a motor protein would be able to move a "cargo" within that device, via protein dynamics, similarly to how kinesin moves ...
*  Molecular motor
Molecular machines Molecular mechanics Molecular propeller Motor proteins Nanomotor Protein dynamics Synthetic molecular motors ... One important difference between molecular motors and macroscopic motors is that molecular motors operate in the thermal bath, ... A database for cytoskeletal and motor protein sequence information Jonathan Howard (2001), Mechanics of motor proteins and the ... Because the motor events are stochastic, molecular motors are often modeled with the Fokker-Planck equation or with Monte Carlo ...
*  Motor protein
Motor proteins are class of molecular motors that are able to move along the surface of a suitable substrate. They convert ... MBInfo - What are Motor Proteins? Ron Vale's seminar: "Cytoskeletal Motor Proteins" Biology of Motor Proteins Institute for ... ATP synthase Cytoskeleton Molecular motors, for a general discussion of natural and synthetic motor molecules Protein dynamics ... The best prominent example of a motor protein is the muscle protein myosin which "motors" the contraction of muscle fibers in ...
*  RPGRIP1L
The molecular motor Myosin Va interacts with the cilia-centrosomal protein RPGRIP1L. Sci. Rep. 7, 43692; doi: 10.1038/srep43692 ... The protein encoded by this gene is localized to primary cilia and centrosomes in ciliated human epithelial kidney cells and ... The complete sequences of 100 new cDNA clones from brain which code for large proteins in vitro". DNA Research. 6 (1): 63-70. ... "Mutations in the gene encoding the basal body protein RPGRIP1L, a nephrocystin-4 interactor, cause Joubert syndrome". Nature ...
*  MYO5A
The molecular motor Myosin Va interacts with the cilia-centrosomal protein RPGRIP1L. Sci. Rep. 7, 43692; doi: 10.1038/srep43692 ... "Molecular cloning and characterization of neural activity-related RING finger protein (NARF): a new member of the RBCC family ... a proapoptotic BH3-only protein regulated by interaction with the myosin V actin motor complex, activated by anoikis". Science ... Myosin-Va is a protein that in humans is encoded by the MYO5A gene. MYO5A has been shown to interact with DYNLL1, RAB27A, ...
*  KIF22
This family of proteins are microtubule-dependent molecular motors that transport organelles within cells and move chromosomes ... Kinesin-like protein KIF22 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the KIF22 gene. The protein encoded by this gene is a ... The C-terminal half of this protein has been shown to bind DNA. Studies with the Xenopus homolog suggests an essential role in ... Miki H, Setou M, Kaneshiro K, Hirokawa N (June 2001). "All kinesin superfamily protein, KIF, genes in mouse and human". Proc ...
*  Motion (physics)
Various motor proteins work as molecular motors within a cell and move along the surface of various cellular substrates such as ... Vesicles propelled by motor proteins have been found to have a velocity of approximately 0.00000152 m/s. According to the laws ... Motor proteins are typically powered by the hydrolysis of adenosine triphosphate (ATP), and convert chemical energy into ... Hill, David; Holzwarth, George; Bonin, Keith (2002). "Velocity and Drag Forces on motor-protein-driven Vesicles in Cells". ...
*  Brownian motor
In biology, many protein-based molecular motors in the cell may in fact be Brownian motors. These molecular motors convert the ... A distinct feature of a Brownian motor is-in contrast to a molecular motor-that the output response is typically coupled only ... Brownian motors are nano-scale or molecular devices by which thermally activated processes (chemical reactions) are controlled ... V. Y. Chernyak and N. A. Sinitsyn (2009). "Robust quantization of a molecular motor motion in a stochastic environment". J. ...
*  Roop Mallik
... is an Indian biophysicist who works on nanoscale molecular motor proteins that transport material such as viruses, ... "Biophysics of molecular motor complexes". Department of Biological Sciences, TIFR. Retrieved 28 September 2014. [1] Brief ... These motors generate forces of the order of pico-Newtons. Mallik was born in 1970 in Allahabad in Northern India. He completed ...
*  MYO1C
This gene encodes a member of the unconventional myosin protein family, which are actin-based molecular motors. The protein is ... 2007). "Large-scale mapping of human protein-protein interactions by mass spectrometry". Mol. Syst. Biol. 3 (1): 89. doi: ... The mouse ortholog of this protein also functions in intracellular vesicle transport to the plasma membrane. Multiple ... Myosin-Ic is a protein that in humans is encoded by the MYO1C gene. ...
*  Glossary of biology
DNA sequencing . dynein A motor protein (also called molecular motor or motor molecule) in cells which converts the chemical ... molecular biology The branch of biology concerning biological activity at the molecular level. The field of molecular biology ... gene A gene is a locus (or region) of DNA that encodes a functional RNA or protein product, and is the molecular unit of ... molecular physics Molecular physics is the study of the physical properties of molecules, the chemical bonds between atoms As ...
*  Holliday junction
In bacteria, branch migration is facilitated by the RuvABC complex or RecG protein, molecular motors that use the energy of ATP ... ISBN 0-9631172-1-1. West SC (2003). "Molecular views of recombination proteins and their control". Nature Reviews Molecular ... Such proteins distort the structure of the junction in various ways, often pulling the junction into an unstacked conformation ... Many proteins are able to recognize or distort the Holliday junction structure. One such class contains junction-resolving ...
*  KIF2C
Most proteins of this family are microtubule-dependent molecular motors that transport organelles within cells and move ... Kinesin-like protein KIF2C is a protein that in humans is encoded by the KIF2C gene. The protein encoded by this gene is a ... 2005). "Towards a proteome-scale map of the human protein-protein interaction network". Nature. 437 (7062): 1173-8. doi:10.1038 ... This protein acts to regulate microtubule dynamics in cells and is important for anaphase chromosome segregation and may be ...
*  Chromatophore
Through a mechanism not yet fully understood, cAMP influences other proteins such as protein kinase A to drive molecular motors ... forms complexes with molecular motors on organelles". Current Biology. 14 (20): 1877-81. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2004.10.003. PMID ... When this protein is defective, no melanin can be generated resulting in certain types of albinism. In some amphibian species ... If these proteins are defective, chromatophores may be regionally or entirely absent, resulting in a leucistic disorder. ...
*  Jacques Prost
... molecular motors, the properties of biological membranes and protein adhesion. Jacques Prost was the scientific advisor to Elf ...
*  Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization
Biological systems have active components (genetic networks, protein networks, molecular motors, neurons), which consist of ... for the molecular transport and fluid dynamics on scales smaller than micrometres the molecular structure of the fluid may ... Atomic and Molecular Physics, Molecular Interactions and Reaction Kinetics. In the following years this field of research ... Jan-Peter Toennies - Molecular Interactions Prof. Theo Geisel - Nonlinear Dynamics Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self- ...
*  TENM3
Ten-m3 protein is expressed in the Purkinje's cell zone, molecular and granular layers and the white matter of the cerebellum. ... Furthermore, the null mutant mice display delayed motor skill acquisition in the accelerating rotorod task. In in vivo ... "Teneurin proteins possess a carboxy terminal sequence with neuromodulatory activity". Molecular Brain Research. 133 (2): 253-65 ... The proteins were called Ten-ms in zebrafish, teneurins in chicken, Ten-m1-4, Odz1-4, Ten-m/Odz1-4, DOC4 in mouse, neurestin in ...
*  Ronald Vale
Molecular Motor Proteins Part 2: Molecular Motor Proteins: The Mechanism of Dynein Motility Part 3: Molecular Motor Proteins: ... Shaw prize laureate 2017 Vale Lab Website HHMI Bio UCSF Bio "Molecular Motor Search" by Ron Vale "Cytoskeleton Motor Proteins" ... "Molecular Motor Search". iBioMagazine.org. Vale, RD; Schnapp, BJ; Reese, TS; Sheetz, MP (February 1985). "Movement of ... His research is focused on molecular motors particularly on kinesin and dynein. He has been awarded the Albert Lasker Basic ...