myosin phosphatase

Known as: Myosin-Light-Chain Phosphatase, Phosphatase, Calponin, Phosphatase, Myosin 
A phosphoprotein phosphatase that is specific for MYOSIN LIGHT CHAINS. It is composed of three subunits, which include a catalytic subunit, a myosin… (More)
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1976-2017
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Abnormal vascular smooth muscle cell (VSMC) contraction plays an important role in vascular diseases. The RhoA/ROCK signaling… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Two mechanisms are proposed to account for the inhibition of myosin phosphatase (MP) involved in Ca2+ sensitization of vascular… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Ca(2+) sensitization of smooth muscle contraction involves inhibition of myosin light chain phosphatase (SMPP-1M) and enhanced… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Rho-associated kinase (Rho-kinase), which is activated by the small GTPase Rho, phosphorylates myosin-binding subunit (MBS) of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
It is clear from several studies that myosin phosphatase (MP) can be inhibited via a pathway that involves RhoA. However, the… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Contraction and relaxation of smooth muscle are regulated by myosin light-chain kinase and myosin phosphatase through… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
The role of Rho GTPase and its downstream targets Rho kinase and myosin light chain phosphatase in thrombin-induced endothelial… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Abnormal smooth-muscle contractility may be a major cause of disease states such as hypertension, and a smooth-muscle relaxant… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The small guanosine triphosphatase Rho is implicated in myosin light chain (MLC) phosphorylation, which results in contraction of… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
The partially purified myosin-bound phosphatase had an associated protein kinase that phosphorylated the holoenzyme, primarily on… (More)
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