Kinesin proteins: A phylum of motors for microtubule‐based motility

@article{Moore1996KinesinPA,
  title={Kinesin proteins: A phylum of motors for microtubule‐based motility},
  author={J. D. Moore and Sharyn A. Endow},
  journal={BioEssays},
  year={1996},
  volume={18}
}
The cellular processes of transport, division and, possibly, early development all involve microtubule‐based motors. Recent work shows that, unexpectedly, many of these cellular functions are carried out by different types of kinesin and kinesin‐related motor proteins. The kinesin proteins are a large and rapidly growing family of microtubule‐motor proteins that share a 340‐amino‐acid motor domain. Phylogenetic analysis of the conserved motor domains groups the kinesin proteins into a number of… Expand
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