Myosin Heavy Chains

Known as: Heavy Chain, Myosin, Myosin Heavy Chain, MHC 
The larger subunits of MYOSINS. The heavy chains have a molecular weight of about 230 kDa and each heavy chain is usually associated with a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Skeletal muscle atrophy occurs as a side effect of treatment with synthetic glucocorticoids such as dexamethasone (DEX) and is a… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Skeletal muscle is an extremely heterogeneous tissue composed of a variety of fast and slow fiber types and subtypes. Moreover… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
We provide the first link between a known molecular motor and morphogenesis, the fundamental process of cell shape changes and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Myosin heavy chain (MyHC) isoforms show a striking diversity of expression patterns during mammalian development. Using a set of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
We report the cloning of cDNAs encoding two different human nonmuscle myosin heavy chains designated NMMHC-A and NMMHC-B. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
A point mutation in exon 13 of the beta cardiac myosin heavy chain (MHC) gene is present in all individuals affected with… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Mammalian skeletal muscles consist of three main fibre types, type 1, 2A and 2B fibres, with different myosin heavy chain (MHC… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
A new fast myosin heavy chain isoform was electrophoretically detected in adult rat skeletal muscles. It was present at high… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The role of myosin in the contraction of striated muscle cells is well known, but its importance in nonmuscle cells is not yet… (More)
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Monoclonal antibodies (McAbs) against the myosin heavy chain (MHC) of adult chicken pectoralis muscle have been tested for… (More)
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