MYH2

(redirected from myosin heavy chain IIa)

MYH2

A gene on chromosome 17p13.1 that encodes a heavy chain of myosin and is thus involved in cytokinesis, cell shape and specialised functions—e.g., secretion and capping.

Molecular pathology
MYH2 mutations are linked to inclusion body myopathy-3.
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Mutations in the MYH9 gene encoding for the nonmuscle myosin heavy chain IIA result in a spectrum of macrothrombocytopenia disorders with neutrophil inclusions referred to as MYH9 disorders.
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