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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Drosophila Lissencephaly-1 functions with Bic-D and dynein in oocyte determination and nuclear positioning.
For example, kinesin ferries neurotransmitters down the extensions of nerve cells, whereas dynein, another motor protein, shuttles cargo in the opposite direction, from the nerve terminal bac| to the center of the cell, says Ronald D Vale, a cell biologist at the University of California, San Francisco.
LIS1, Neuronal Migration and University of California, San Diego, Dynein Motor Function School of Medicine Signaling and Neurodegeneration - William C.
They wrap tightly in a helical fashion around the axoneme and outer dense fibers of the flagellum and can therefore provide ATP to the dynein ATPase in the midpiece axoneme (Fawcett, 1975; Phillips, 1977).
In contrast, a sequence with low identity to a novel homeobox gene ANF-1 and a second a transcript with similarities to a human brain dynein [beta] chain, the KIAA0944 protein, both appeared to be downregulated by [E.
Mitochondria and other organelles move along the microtubules by latching onto one or more "motor proteins" such as kinesin or dynein.
They are driven along the tracks by the molecular motor proteins kinesin and dynein, assisted by ancillary proteins such as tau.
We're assuming that the original asymmetric molecule is the microtubule and that the dynein takes that asymmetry and converts it into cellular asymmetry.
Single cytoplasmic dynein molecule movements: characterization and comparison with kinesin.
Proteins involved in motility including muscle components 15F12 8e-50 XP_537691 Dynein light chain-2 Dog 2F9 1e-10 EAL32148 Myosin II * Fly BI.