dynein

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dynein

[dī′nē·ən]
(cell and molecular biology)
A large enzyme complex that hydrolyzes adenosine triphosphate to provide energy to power retrograde [from (+) to (-)] transport along microtubules.
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Axonemal dynein assembly and activity during ciliary/flagellar beating
Biochemical properties of cytoplasmic and axonemal dyneins