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Descriptor English: Myosins
Descriptor Spanish: Miosinas
Descriptor Portuguese: Miosinas
Descriptor French: Myosines
Entry term(s): ATPase, Actin Activated
ATPase, Actin-Activated
ATPase, Actomyosin
ATPase, Myosin
Actin Activated ATPase
Actin-Activated ATPase
Actomyosin ATPase
Actomyosin Adenosinetriphosphatase
Adenosine Triphosphatase, Myosin
Adenosinetriphosphatase, Actomyosin
Adenosinetriphosphatase, Myosin
Myosin
Myosin ATPase
Myosin Adenosine Triphosphatase
Myosin Adenosinetriphosphatase
Tree number(s): D05.750.078.730.475
D08.811.277.040.025.193.750
D12.776.210.500.600
D12.776.220.525.475
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009218
Scope note: A diverse superfamily of proteins that function as translocating proteins. They share the common characteristics of being able to bind ACTINS and hydrolyze MgATP. Myosins generally consist of heavy chains which are involved in locomotion, and light chains which are involved in regulation. Within the structure of myosin heavy chain are three domains: the head, the neck and the tail. The head region of the heavy chain contains the actin binding domain and MgATPase domain which provides energy for locomotion. The neck region is involved in binding the light-chains. The tail region provides the anchoring point that maintains the position of the heavy chain. The superfamily of myosins is organized into structural classes based upon the type and arrangement of the subunits they contain.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DE drug effects
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
Registry Number: EC 3.6.4.1
Previous Indexing: Adenosine Triphosphatase (1966-1968)
Muscle Proteins (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note: 2002; see MYOSIN 1973-2001, see MUSCLE PROTEINS 1969-1972; see ADENOSINE TRIPHOSPHATASE 1963-1968; for MYOSIN ATPASE see MYOSIN ATPASE 1993-2001, see ADENOSINE TRIPHOSPHATASE, MYOSIN 1989-1992, see ADENOSINE TRIPHOSPHATASE 1984-1988; for ADENOSINE TRIPHOSPHATASE, MYOSIN & MYOSIN ADENOSINETRIPHOSPHATASE see MYOSIN ATPASE 1993-2001; for ACTOMYOSIN ADENOSINETRIPHOSPHATASE & ADENOSINETRIPHOSPHATASE, ACTOMYOSIN see MYOSIN ATPASE 1993-2001, see ADENOSINE TRIPHOSPHATASE, MYOSIN 1989-92; for ACTOMYOSIN ATPASE see MYOSIN ATPASE 1993-2001, see ADENOSINE TRIPHOSPHATASE, MYOSIN 1989-1992, see ADENOSINE TRIPHOSPHATASE 1985-1988
History Note: 2002(1971); use ADENOSINE TRIPHOSPHATASE 1963-1968; for MYOSIN ATPASE use ADENOSINETRIPHOSPHATASE 1984-1988; for ACTOMYOSIN ATPASE use ADENOSINETRIPHOSPHATASE 1985-1988
DeCS ID: 29449
Unique ID: D009218
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/09
Myosins - Preferred
Concept UI M0014361
Scope note A diverse superfamily of proteins that function as translocating proteins. They share the common characteristics of being able to bind ACTINS and hydrolyze MgATP. Myosins generally consist of heavy chains which are involved in locomotion, and light chains which are involved in regulation. Within the structure of myosin heavy chain are three domains: the head, the neck and the tail. The head region of the heavy chain contains the actin binding domain and MgATPase domain which provides energy for locomotion. The neck region is involved in binding the light-chains. The tail region provides the anchoring point that maintains the position of the heavy chain. The superfamily of myosins is organized into structural classes based upon the type and arrangement of the subunits they contain.
Preferred term Myosins
Entry term(s) ATPase, Actin Activated
ATPase, Actin-Activated
ATPase, Myosin
Actin Activated ATPase
Actin-Activated ATPase
Adenosine Triphosphatase, Myosin
Adenosinetriphosphatase, Myosin
Myosin
Myosin ATPase
Myosin Adenosine Triphosphatase
Myosin Adenosinetriphosphatase
Actomyosin Adenosinetriphosphatase - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0375356
Preferred term Actomyosin Adenosinetriphosphatase
Entry term(s) ATPase, Actomyosin
Actomyosin ATPase
Adenosinetriphosphatase, Actomyosin



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