MYH7

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MYH7

A gene on chromosome 14q12 that encodes a heavy chain of myosin and is thus involved in cytokinesis, cell shape and specialised functions—e.g., secretion and capping.
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9] Jaenicke T, Diederich KW, Haas W, Schleich J, Lichter P, Pfordt M, et al The complete sequence of the human beta-myosin heavy chain gene and a comparative analysis of its product.
Mutations of the light meromyosin domain of the beta-myosin heavy chain rod in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
At the four week timepoint, the grafted human cardiomyocytes were identified using characteristic markers including sarcomeric actin, alpha and beta-myosin heavy chain, and myosin light chain 2v.