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MYO6  -  myosin VI

Gallus gallus

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  • Using an optical tweezers-based force transducer we found that expressed myosin VI is nonprocessive and produces a large working stroke of 18 nm [1].


  1. A monomeric myosin VI with a large working stroke. Lister, I., Schmitz, S., Walker, M., Trinick, J., Buss, F., Veigel, C., Kendrick-Jones, J. EMBO J. (2004) [Pubmed]
  2. Multiple unconventional myosin domains of the intestinal brush border cytoskeleton. Heintzelman, M.B., Hasson, T., Mooseker, M.S. J. Cell. Sci. (1994) [Pubmed]
  3. Differential expression of unconventional myosins in apoptotic and regenerating chick hair cells confirms two regeneration mechanisms. Duncan, L.J., Mangiardi, D.A., Matsui, J.I., Anderson, J.K., McLaughlin-Williamson, K., Cotanche, D.A. J. Comp. Neurol. (2006) [Pubmed]
  4. Large scale protein identification in intracellular aquaporin-2 vesicles from renal inner medullary collecting duct. Barile, M., Pisitkun, T., Yu, M.J., Chou, C.L., Verbalis, M.J., Shen, R.F., Knepper, M.A. Mol. Cell Proteomics (2005) [Pubmed]
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