Release Of ADP From Myosin

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R-HSA-445705
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Reaction
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Homo sapiens
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As soon as the actin and myosin filaments become competent for contraction, the swiveling head of myosin pulls itself along the actin filament. This movement changes the shape of the pocket to which ADP is bound, freeing the ADP molecule.

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
3780718 Isoforms of myosin and actin in human, monkey and rat myometrium. Comparison of pregnant and non-pregnant uterus proteins

Cavaillé, F, Janmot, C, Ropert, S, d'Albis, A

Eur J Biochem 1986
2526655 Characterization and differential expression of human vascular smooth muscle myosin light chain 2 isoform in nonmuscle cells

Kumar, CC, Mohan, SR, Zavodny, PJ, Narula, SK, Leibowitz, PJ

Biochemistry 1989
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