Tails of unconventional myosins

@article{Oliver1999TailsOU,
  title={Tails of unconventional myosins},
  author={Timothy N. Oliver and Jonathan S. Berg and Richard E. Cheney},
  journal={Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences CMLS},
  year={1999},
  volume={56},
  pages={243-257}
}
Abstract. In addition to the conventional myosins (class II) required for processes such as muscle contraction and cytokinesis, the myosin superfamily of actin-based motor proteins includes at least 14 ‘unconventional’ classes. These unconventional myosins are defined by myosin-like head (motor) domains attached to class-specific tail domains that differ greatly from those of myosin-II. The unconventional myosins account for almost two-thirds of the 28 or more myosin genes currently believed to… Expand
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