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Keyword - Motor protein (KW-0505)

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Definition

Protein that walks or slides along microtubules or microfilaments using the energy provided by ATP or GTP hydrolysis, e.g. dyneins, myosins and kinesins. Or protein which mediates motility by other non enzymatic processes, e.g. prestin, a bidirectional voltage-to-force converter.

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Molecular function

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Molecular functionMotor protein
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