meromyosin


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meromyosin

 [mer″o-mi´o-sin]
a fragment of the myosin molecule isolated by treatment with proteolytic enzyme; there are two types, heavy (H-meromyosin) and light (L-meromyosin).

mer·o·my·o·sin

(mer'ō-mī'ō-sin),
A subunit of the tryptic digestion of myosin; two types are produced, H-meromyosin and L-meromyosin.

meromyosin

/mero·myo·sin/ (-mi´o-sin) a fragment of the myosin molecule isolated by treatment with proteolytic enzyme; there are two types, heavy (H-meromyosin) and light (L-meromyosin).

meromyosin

(mĕr′ə-mī′ə-sĭn)
n.
Either of two subunits (designated heavy and light) of a myosin molecule, as obtained through the action of a proteolytic enzyme such as trypsin.

mer·o·my·o·sin

(mer'ō-mī'ō-sin)
A subunit of the tryptic digestion of myosin; two types are produced, H-meromyosin and L-meromyosin.

meromyosin

a fragment of the myosin molecule isolated by treatment with proteolytic enzyme; there are two types, heavy (H-meromyosin) and light (L-meromyosin).
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Preparation of N-ethylmaleimide-modified heavy meromyosin and its use as a functional probe of actomyosin-based motility.
29) In addition, a useful motility assay was introduced by observing the sliding of microtubules on dynein molecules absorbed on a glass surface, as in the case of kinesin or heavy meromyosin.
Myosin molecules are built from light and heavy (H) meromyosins, and H-meromyosin contains the ATPase and myosin actin-combining property (Lawrie, 1979).
Stepwise motion of an actin filament over a small number of heavy meromyosin molecules is revealed in an in vitro motility assay.
In the Characean cell, cortical fibrils were confirmed to be composed of actin filament bundles by observation of the arrowhead structure formed by binding with skeletal muscle heavy meromyosin.