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KIF2C gene

Known as: KIF2C, KNSL6, MCAK 
This gene is involved in microtubule dynamics.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Summary Background Proper attachment of chromosomes to microtubules is crucial for the accurate segregation of chromosomes. Human… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Microtubules are dynamic filaments whose ends alternate between periods of slow growth and rapid shortening as they explore… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
The kinesin-13 MCAK has an unconventional ATPase cycle adapted for microtubule depolymerization Most kinesins move directionally… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The human genome has three unique genes coding for kinesin-13 proteins called Kif2a, Kif2b, and MCAK (Kif2c). Kif2a and MCAK have… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
hSgo2 (previously annotated as Tripin) was recently reported to be a new inner centromere protein that is essential for… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The microtubule cytoskeleton is a dynamic structure in which the lengths of the microtubules are tightly regulated. One… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Kar3, a Saccharomyces cerevisiae Kinesin-14, is essential for karyogamy and meiosis I but also has specific functions during… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The KinI kinesin MCAK is a microtubule depolymerase important for governing spindle microtubule dynamics during chromosome… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
XMAP215/TOGp family members and KinI kinesins are conserved microtubule (MT)-regulatory proteins, and have been viewed as… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Using combined immunofluorescence and fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) analysis we have extensively characterized the… Expand
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