Catastrophic Kinesins: Piecing Together Their Mechanism by 3D Reconstruction

Stephanie C. Ems-McClung, Claire E. Walczak

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Kin Is, kinesins with an internal catalytic domain, de-polymerize microtubules from both ends, and the KIF2C crystal structure presented by Ogawa et al. (2004)([this issue of Cell]) provides provocative evidence to support the theory that the highly conserved sequences are critical structural elements in these catastrophic kinesins.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)485-486
Number of pages2
Issue number4
StatePublished - Feb 20 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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