KIF21A

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KIF21A

A gene on chromosome 12q12 that encodes a member of the KIF4 subfamily of kinesin-like motor proteins that has an N-terminal motor domain, a coiled-coil stalk domain and a C-terminal WD-40 repeat domain. KIF21A may be involved in microtubule-dependent and in axonal transport.

Molecular pathology
KIF21A mutations cause congenital fibrosis of extraocular muscles-1.
References in classic literature ?
I was used to such ebullitions from the altered Raffles of these later days, and I could well understand them.
My father went with me in order to introduce me to the notice of a friend of his; and (all unknown to me) my two elders took the most elaborate precautions against any ebullitions of youth on my part, innocent lad though I was.
Not that the parting speech caused Amelia to philosophise, or that it armed her in any way with a calmness, the result of argument; but it was intolerably dull, pompous, and tedious; and having the fear of her schoolmistress greatly before her eyes, Miss Sedley did not venture, in her presence, to give way to any ebullitions of private grief.
Another man, evidently very drunk, who had probably been tumbled into bed by his companions, was sitting up between the sheets, warbling as much as he could recollect of a comic song, with the most intensely sentimental feeling and expression; while a third, seated on one of the bedsteads, was applauding both performers with the air of a profound connoisseur, and encouraging them by such ebullitions of feeling as had already roused Mr.