DNAH.ab.1

(redirected from dynein heavy chain 1, axonemal)

DNAH.ab.1

A gene on chromosome 3p21.1 that encodes a protein of respiratory cilia, which produces force towards the minus ends of microtubules; the force-producing power stroke is thought to occur on release of ADP. DNAH1 is involved in sperm motility and part of the sperm flagellar assembly.