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Kinesin-1 Heavy Chain

Known as: Conventional Kinesin Heavy Chain, Kinesin Heavy Chain, Ubiquitous Kinesin Heavy Chain 
Kinesin-1 heavy chain (963 aa, ~110 kDa) is encoded by the human KIF5B gene. This protein is involved in organelle and vesicle transport.
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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
Significance Generation of mechanical forces by molecular motors is essential for development. Previously, we showed that the… 
Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
Significance We previously demonstrated that the microtubule (MT) motor protein kinesin-1 slides and transports MTs themselves in… 
2014
2014
Alliances, affiliations, and partnerships continue to grow as one way for health care organizations to better serve their… 
Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Microtubules are typically observed to buckle and loop during interphase in cultured cells by an unknown mechanism. We show that… 
2008
2008
Transport of proteins and lipids between intracellular compartments is fundamental to the organization and function of eukaryotic… 
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Kinesin‐1 drives the movement of diverse cargoes, and it has been proposed that specific kinesin light chain (KLC) isoforms… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
ABSTRACT Little is known about the mechanisms of transport of neurotropic herpesviruses, such as herpes simplex virus (HSV… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Recent studies on the conventional motor protein kinesin have identified a putative cargo-binding domain (residues 827-906… 
2000
2000
Using pan-kinesin antibodies to screen a differentiating C2C12 cell library, we identified the kinesin proteins KIF3A, KIF3B, and…