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dynein

 [di´ne-in]
a protein from the microtubules of cilia and flagella, which functions as an ATP-splitting enzyme and is essential to the motility of cilia and flagella.

dyn·ein

(dīn'ēn),
A protein associated with motile structures that exhibits adenosine triphosphatase activity; it forms "arms" on the outer microtubules of cilia and flagella. It functions as a molecular motor.
See also: tubulin, dynein arm.
[dyne + protein]

dynein

/dy·ne·in/ (di´nēn) an ATP-splitting enzyme essential to the motility of cilia and flagella because of its interactions with microtubules.

dynein

(dī′nēn′, -nē-ĭn)
n.
Any of a group of motor proteins that move along microtubules and are involved in intracellular transport of organelles and movement of cilia and flagella.

dyn·ein

(dīn'ēn)
A protein associated with motile structures, exhibiting adenosine triphosphatase activity; it forms "arms" on the outer tubules of cilia and flagella.
See also: tubulin

dynein

a protein from the microtubules of cilia and flagella which functions as an ATP-splitting enzyme and is essential to the motility of cilia and flagella.
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The microtubule motor cytoplasmic dynein is required for spindle orientation during germline cell divisions and oocyte differentiation in Drosophila.
Moreover, a transcript with similarities to a human brain dynein [beta] chain, the KIAA0944 protein, may also be regulated by [E.
They are carried along the microtubules by dynein, which requires another molecule, dynactin, to activate it.
Dynein complexes usually interact with long intracellular rods called microtubules, transporting cargo along them or bending them.
Since dynein also plays a role in the recycling process, the decrease in dynein may contribute additionally to the impairment in waste disposal.
Of even more possible significance, in mice with the dynein mutation, the nodal cilia are present and appear normal but don't move.
Using state of the art live-cell imaging techniques I will reveal also the molecular mechanism for signals localization and targeting driven by the motor protein dynein.
Her research focused on cytoplasmic dynein, a motor protein that drives intracellular transport.
In addition, alternative splicing forms of cytoplasmic dynein 1 (DYNCl), AXL receptor tyrosine kinase (AXL), pleckstrin homology domain containing, family G (with RhoGef Domain) member 1 (PLEKHG1), and the cordon-bleu WH2 repeat protein-like 1 (COBLL1) showed reversed expression patterns before and after exercise in skeletal muscle (Park et al.
Cytoplasmic dynein and LIS1 are required for microtubule advance during growth cone remodeling and fast axonal outgrowth.