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Descriptor English: Kinesin
Descriptor Spanish: Cinesina
Descriptor Portuguese: Cinesina
Descriptor French: Kinésine
Tree number(s): D08.811.277.040.025.193.500
D12.776.220.600.450.450
D12.776.631.560.450
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016547
Scope note: A microtubule-associated mechanical adenosine triphosphatase, that uses the energy of ATP hydrolysis to move organelles along microtubules toward the plus end of the microtubule. The protein is found in squid axoplasm, optic lobes, and in bovine brain. Bovine kinesin is a heterotetramer composed of two heavy (120 kDa) and two light (62 kDa) chains.
Annotation: a microtubule-associated protein
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 3.6.4.4
Previous Indexing: Adenosine Triphosphatase (1966-1991)
Microtubule Proteins (1985-1991)
Nerve Tissue Proteins (1966-1991)
Public MeSH Note: 92; KINESIN was indexed under ADENOSINE TRIPHOSPHATASE 1985-91 & under NERVE TISSUE PROTEINS 1985-89
Online Note: use KINESIN (NM) to search KINESIN 1985-91
History Note: 92; was KINESIN (NM) 1985-91
DeCS ID: 30022
Unique ID: D016547
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/07/12
Revision Date: 2016/06/30
Kinesin - Preferred
Concept UI M0025247
Scope note A microtubule-associated mechanical adenosine triphosphatase, that uses the energy of ATP hydrolysis to move organelles along microtubules toward the plus end of the microtubule. The protein is found in squid axoplasm, optic lobes, and in bovine brain. Bovine kinesin is a heterotetramer composed of two heavy (120 kDa) and two light (62 kDa) chains.
Preferred term Kinesin



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