The design plan of kinesin motors.

  title={The design plan of kinesin motors.},
  author={Ronald D. Vale and Robert Fletterick},
  journal={Annual review of cell and developmental biology},
The kinesin superfamily comprises a large and structurally diverse group of microtubule-based motor proteins that produce a variety of force-generating activities within cells. This review addresses how the structures of kinesin proteins provide clues as to their biological functions and motile properties. We discuss structural features common to all kinesin motors, as well as specialized features that enable subfamilies of related motors to carry out specialized activities. We also discuss how… CONTINUE READING
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