Myosin Type II

Known as: Myosin II, Myosin Type II [Chemical/Ingredient], Myosin-II 
The subfamily of myosin proteins that are commonly found in muscle fibers. Myosin II is also involved a diverse array of cellular functions including… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Focal adhesions (FAs) are mechanosensitive adhesion and signaling complexes that grow and change composition in response to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Axis elongation in Drosophila occurs through polarized cell rearrangements driven by actomyosin contractility. Myosin II promotes… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Apical constriction facilitates epithelial sheet bending and invagination during morphogenesis. Apical constriction is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Using two-colour imaging and high resolution TIRF microscopy, we investigated the assembly and maturation of nascent adhesions in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Retrograde actin flow works in concert with cell adhesion to generate traction forces that are involved in axon guidance in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Blebbistatin is a recently discovered small molecule inhibitor showing high affinity and selectivity toward myosin II. Here we… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Ca2+ sensitivity of smooth muscle and nonmuscle myosin II reflects the ratio of activities of myosin light-chain kinase (MLCK) to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
p21-activated kinases (PAKs) are implicated in the cytoskeletal changes induced by the Rho family of guanosine triphosphatases… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Myosin II, the conventional two-headed myosin that forms bipolar filaments, is directly involved in regulating cytokinesis, cell… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
While the protrusive event of cell locomotion is thought to be driven by actin polymerization, the mechanism of forward… (More)
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