Kinesins in the nervous system

  title={Kinesins in the nervous system},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Angela Mart{\'i}n and Daryl D. Hurd and William M. Saxton},
  journal={Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences CMLS},
Both the development and the maintenance of neurons require a great deal of active cytoplasmic transport. Much of this transport is driven by microtubule motor proteins. Membranous organelles and other macromolecular assemblies bind motor proteins that then use cycles of adenosine 5′-triphosphate hydrolysis to move these ‘cargoes’ along microtubules… CONTINUE READING