meromyosin


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meromyosin

[‚mer·ə′mī·ə·sən]
(biochemistry)
Protein fragments of a myosin molecule, produced by limited proteolysis.
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In this sample the greatest amount of heavy meromyosin (MHC) was extracted.
Abbreviations: CaLc: calcium-binding light chain; CaM: calmodulin; DTNB: 5,5'-dithiobis (2-nitrobenzoic acid); DTT: dithiothreitol; EGTA: ethylene glycol-bis-([beta]-aminoethyl ether)N,N,N',N'-tetra-acetic acid; HC: heavy chain; HMM: heavy meromyosin; IEF: isoelectric focusing; Lc: light chain; MLCK: myosin Lc kinase; PLc: phosphorylatable Lc; RD: regulatory domain; Ph: Physarum; Sc: scallop; Sm: smooth muscle; S1: Subfragment 1.
Mutations of the light meromyosin domain of the beta-myosin heavy chain rod in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
The myosin filament consists of myosin proteins with certain spatially localized meromyosin molecules with heads resembling 'golf-clubs'.
Mutations of the light meromyosin domain of the [beta]myosin heavy chain rod in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
Preparation of N-ethylmaleimide-modified heavy meromyosin and its use as a functional probe of actomyosin-based motility.
SHa is distributed in the light meromyosin chain (LMM) and is related to the oxidation of the myosin heavy chain (MHC) and polymer formation [11].