Nonmuscle Myosin Type IIA

Known as: Myosin Type IIA, Non Muscle, Non muscle Myosin Type IIA, Nonmuscle Myosin Type IIA [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A nonmuscle isoform of myosin type II found predominantly in platelets, lymphocytes, neutrophils and brush border enterocytes.
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1963-2017
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2014
2014
BACKGROUND Class II myosins generate contractile forces in cells by polymerizing into bipolar filaments and pulling on anchored… (More)
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2011
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2011
Migratory front-back polarity emerges from the cooperative effect of myosin IIA (MIIA) and IIB (MIIB) on adhesive signaling. We… (More)
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2010
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2010
Classic cadherin receptors cooperate with regulators of the actin cytoskeleton to control tissue organization in health and… (More)
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2009
2009
NK cell cytotoxicity requires the formation of an actin-rich immunological synapse (IS) with a target cell and the polarization… (More)
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2008
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2008
We have found that MLC-dependent activation of myosin IIB in migrating cells is required to form an extended rear, which… (More)
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2007
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2007
Non-muscle myosin II has diverse functions in cell contractility, cytokinesis and locomotion, but the specific contributions of… (More)
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2007
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2007
Natural killer (NK) cell cytotoxicity involves the formation of an activating immunological synapse (IS) between the effector and… (More)
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2004
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2004
Disassembly of the epithelial apical junctional complex (AJC), composed of the tight junction (TJ) and adherens junction (AJ), is… (More)
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2003
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2003
Apicomplexan host cell invasion and gliding motility depend on the parasite's actomyosin system located beneath the plasma… (More)
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1998
1998
To explore the role of nonmuscle myosin II isoforms during mouse gametogenesis, fertilization, and early development… (More)
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