Motor Proteins: Myosin Mechanosensors

Yee Seir Kee, Douglas Robinson

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Abstract

Mechanosensation is emerging as a general principle of myosin motors. As demonstrated in a recent study, the single-headed myosin I molecule is an exquisite mechanosensor, able to sense strain over a very small force range.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume18
Issue number18
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 23 2008

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Motor Proteins : Myosin Mechanosensors. / Kee, Yee Seir; Robinson, Douglas.

In: Current Biology, Vol. 18, No. 18, 23.09.2008.

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