KIF2B

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KIF2B

A gene on chromosome 17q22 that encodes a plus-end-directed, microtubule-dependent motor protein required for spindle assembly and chromosome movement.
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A physicist at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, argues that what appears to be a walk along a microtubule for kinesin proteins is really random motion cleverly constrained by chemical switching carried out by adenosine triphosphate.
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