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Nonmuscle Myosin Type IIB

Known as: Non Muscle Myosin Type IIB, Myosin Type IIB, Non-Muscle, Myosin Type IIB, Non Muscle 
A nonmuscle isoform of myosin type II found predominantly in neuronal tissue.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Chlamydia trachomatis replicates within a membrane-bound compartment termed an inclusion. The inclusion membrane is modified by… Expand
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Review
2012
Review
2012
Members of the nonmuscle myosin-2 (NM-2) family of actin-based molecular motors catalyze the conversion of chemical energy into… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
On rigid surfaces, the cytoskeleton of migrating cells is polarized, but tissue matrix is normally soft. We show that nonmuscle… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Force-producing convergence (narrowing) and extension (lengthening) of tissues by active intercalation of cells along the axis of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
We have found that MLC-dependent activation of myosin IIB in migrating cells is required to form an extended rear, which… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Initial stages of tumor cell metastasis involve an epithelial-mesenchyme transition that involves activation of amoeboid… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Although myosin II is known to play an important role in cell migration, little is known about its specific functions. We have… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Cytoplasmic (or non-muscle) myosin II isoforms are widely expressed molecular motors playing essential cellular roles in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Members of the myosin II class of molecular motors have been referred to as "conventional," a term used to describe their ability… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
A truncated fragment of the nonmuscle myosin II-A heavy chain (NMHC II-A) lacking amino acids 1-591, delta N592, was used to… Expand
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