A family of multisubunit cytoskeletal motor proteins that use the energy of ATP hydrolysis, generated by a ring of AAA ATPASES in the dynein heavy chain, to power a variety of cellular functions. Dyneins fall into two major classes based upon structural and functional criteria. (mesh:D004398)



Synonym Reference Specificity
dynein complex Exact
dynein motor Exact
Dynein Exact
dynein motors Exact
motor dynein Exact
Dyneins Exact
dynein Exact
motor protein dynein Exact
dyneins Exact
dynein motor complex Exact
dynein complexes Exact

Incoming Relations

Identifier Name Relation
FPLX:Axonemal_dynein Axonemal_dynein isa
FPLX:Cytoplasmic_dynein Cytoplasmic_dynein isa

Outgoing Relations

None available.