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GO term:microtubule motor activity
Synonym: axonemal motor activity
Synonym: dynein
Synonym: dynein ATPase activity
Synonym: kinesin
Synonym: kinesin motor activity
Synonym: kinetochore motor activity
GO id:GO:0003777
Definition:Catalysis of movement along a microtubule, coupled to the hydrolysis of a nucleoside triphosphate (usually ATP).
CommentsConsider also annotating to the molecular function term 'microtubule binding ; GO:0008017'.
Number of paths to term: 1

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part-ofdenotes a 'part-of' relationship
regulatesdenotes a 'regulates' relationship
positively-regulatesdenotes a 'positively-regulates' relationship
negatively-regulatesdenotes a 'negatively-regulates' relationship


Gene_Ontology
        is-amolecular_function
                is-acatalytic activity
                        is-ahydrolase activity
                                is-ahydrolase activity, acting on acid anhydrides
                                        is-ahydrolase activity, acting on acid anhydrides, in phosphorus-containing anhydrides
                                                is-apyrophosphatase activity
                                                        is-anucleoside-triphosphatase activity
                                                                is-amotor activity
                                                                        is-amicrofilament motor activity +
                                                                        is-amicrotubule motor activity [GO:0003777] (58 genes, 64 annotations)
                                                                                is-aminus-end-directed microtubule motor activity
                                                                                is-aplus-end-directed microtubule motor activity


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last database update
04/08/2014
MGI 5.17
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