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Gene Review

Myo9b  -  myosin IXb

Mus musculus

Synonyms: Myr5, Unconventional myosin-9b, Unconventional myosin-IXb
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Disease relevance of Myo9b


High impact information on Myo9b

  • These exons are located in the Myo9b specific actin-binding site insert of the head domain and in the tail region [1].
  • By RT-PCR, we show that Myo9b is expressed in a wide range of tissues, including heart, brain, muscle and inner ear [1].


  1. Cloning of the murine unconventional myosin gene Myo9b and identification of alternative splicing. Grewal, P.K., Jones, A.M., Maconochie, M., Lemmers, R.J., Frants, R.R., Hewitt, J.E. Gene (1999) [Pubmed]
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