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my·o·sin

 (mī′ə-sĭn)
n.
Any of a class of proteins that bind with actin filaments and generate many kinds of cell movement, especially the contraction of myofibrils in muscle cells.

[Greek muos, genitive of mūs, muscle; see myo- + -in.]

myosin

(ˈmaɪəsɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) the chief protein of muscle that interacts with actin to form actomyosin during muscle contraction; it is also present in many other cell types
[C19: from myo- + -ose2 + -in]

my•o•sin

(ˈmaɪ ə sɪn)

n.
the principal contractile protein of muscle.

myosin

A contractile protein occurring in muscle.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.myosin - the commonest protein in muscle; a globulin that combines with actin to form actomyosin
actomyosin - a protein complex in muscle fibers; composed of myosin and actin; shortens when stimulated and causes muscle contractions
globulin - a family of proteins found in blood and milk and muscle and in plant seed
Translations

my·o·sin

n. miosina, la proteína más abundante del tejido muscular.
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Explains Overturf, "Trout that are active users of energy from their feed and are vigorous producers of myosin develop more muscle and grow more quickly.
When a muscle is lengthened, the overlap of the actin and myosin is reduced and so is muscle force.
Whereas the expression profiles of Myf5 and Myosin were various.
2+] was examined by inducing ATP-dependent aggregation of actin and myosin under a spectrophotometer.
Briefly, serial 10-pm thick cross-sections were prepared with a cryostat microtome (Leica CM 1850, Leica Microsystems Nussloch Gmbh, Wetzlar, Hessen, Germany) and stained using myosin ATPase.
De and Primary structure and cellular localization of chicken brain myosin-V (p190), an unconventional myosin with calmodulin light chains.
Central events of myosin function include coupling the actomyosin interaction to ATP hydrolysis.
Results indicated that interface-adsorbed myofibrillar protein in general, and myosin in particular, provided both chemical--radical neutralization--and physical--steric--protection for the emulsions against oxidation.
We are very pleased to strengthen our collaboration with Servier and for the continued advancement of the novel cardiac myosin activator omecamtiv mecarbil," said Sean E.
Research shows that PEMFs boost a procedure called myosin phosphorylation.
Studio shows that PEMFs promote a process called myosin phosphorylation.
Studio reveals that PEMFs promote a process called myosin phosphorylation.