dynein

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dy·nein

 (dī′nēn′, -nē-ĭn)
n.
Any of a group of motor proteins that move along microtubules and are involved in intracellular transport of organelles and movement of cilia and flagella.

[ dyne (in reference to its association with motile structures) + -in.]
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dynein

(ˈdaɪniːn)
n
a type of protein present in cells that changes chemical energy into motor energy
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(1987) Chymotryptic digestion of Tetrahymena ciliary dynein. II.