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Motor Proteins

  1. Roger Cooke

Published Online: 11 MAR 2004

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0000671

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How to Cite

Cooke, R. 2004. Motor Proteins. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. University of California, San Francisco, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 MAR 2004

Abstract

Motor proteins use chemical energy to produce force and movement in all living cells.

Keywords:

  • myosin;
  • actin;
  • kinesin;
  • dynein;
  • microtubules;
  • muscle;
  • cytoskeleton;
  • motility