dynein

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dynein

 [di´ne-in]
a protein from the microtubules of cilia and flagella, which functions as an ATP-splitting enzyme and is essential to the motility of cilia and flagella.

dyn·ein

(dīn'ēn),
A protein associated with motile structures that exhibits adenosine triphosphatase activity; it forms "arms" on the outer microtubules of cilia and flagella. It functions as a molecular motor.
See also: tubulin, dynein arm.
[dyne + protein]

dynein

/dy·ne·in/ (di´nēn) an ATP-splitting enzyme essential to the motility of cilia and flagella because of its interactions with microtubules.

dynein

(dī′nēn′, -nē-ĭn)
n.
Any of a group of motor proteins that move along microtubules and are involved in intracellular transport of organelles and movement of cilia and flagella.

dyn·ein

(dīn'ēn)
A protein associated with motile structures, exhibiting adenosine triphosphatase activity; it forms "arms" on the outer tubules of cilia and flagella.
See also: tubulin

dynein

a protein from the microtubules of cilia and flagella which functions as an ATP-splitting enzyme and is essential to the motility of cilia and flagella.
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