DNAH.ad.3

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DNAH.ad.3

A gene on chromosome 16p12.3 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. DNAH3 is involved in sperm motility and part of the sperm flagellar assembly.