conventional myosin

conventional myosin

One of two broad categories of myosin motor proteins (the being unconventional myosin), which are divided based on the differences in their variable C-terminal cargo-binding domains.
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A similar myosin, the conventional myosin II isoform, was purified from Dictyostelium amoeba, and its actin-activated Mg-ATPase activity was modified by the phosphorylation mechanism.
Therefore, the actomyosin systems in the cells are thought to be under inhibitory Ca control, although the conventional myosin of myosin II isoform is involved or not.
Myosin II, also known as conventional myosin, is vesicle-associated in extracts of clam (Spisula solidissima) oocytes [4, 13].
Of the two, HS1 is a myosin II null mutant that does not express conventional myosin, which is responsible for production of major mechanochemical forces (7).

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