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OBO ID: GO:0016459
Term Name: myosin complex Search Ontology:
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Definition: A protein complex, formed of one or more myosin heavy chains plus associated light chains and other proteins, that functions as a molecular motor; uses the energy of ATP hydrolysis to move actin filaments or to move vesicles or other cargo on fixed actin filaments; has magnesium-ATPase activity and binds actin. Myosin classes are distinguished based on sequence features of the motor, or head, domain, but also have distinct tail regions that are believed to bind specific cargoes. Myosin
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Ontology: GO: Cellular Component   QuickGO   AmiGO
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