Kinesins

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R-HSA-983189
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Homo sapiens
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Kinesins are a superfamily of microtubule-based motor proteins that have diverse functions in transport of vesicles, organelles and chromosomes, and regulate microtubule dynamics. There are 14 families of kinesins, all reprsented in humans. A standardized nomenclature was published in 2004 (Lawrence et al.).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
19851335 Traffic control: regulation of kinesin motors

Hammond, JW, Verhey, KJ

Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol 2009
20930137 Kinesins at a glance

Liu, H, Kull, FJ, Endow, SA

J Cell Sci 2010
18626067 Intracellular transport and kinesin superfamily proteins, KIFs: structure, function, and dynamics

Noda, Y, Hirokawa, N

Physiol Rev 2008
15479732 A standardized kinesin nomenclature

Okada, Y, Lawrence, CJ, Dawson, SC, Goldstein, LS, Mitchison, TJ, Schliwa, M, Miki, H, Endow, SA, McIntosh, JR, Howard, J, Walczak, CE, Dawe, RK, Wordeman, L, Saxton, WM, Cleveland, DW, Vale, RD, Scholey, JM, Christie, KR, Goodson, HV, Reddy, AS, Malmberg, RL, Hirokawa, N

J Cell Biol 2004
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Henikoff, S, Greene, E

   
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