The larger subunits of MYOSINS. The heavy chains have a molecular weight of about 230 kDa and each heavy chain is usually associated with a dissimilar pair of MYOSIN LIGHT CHAINS. The heavy chains possess actin-binding and ATPase activity. (mesh:D018995)



Synonym Reference Specificity
Myosin heavy chain Exact
Myosin heavy chains Exact
Mhc Exact
myosin heavy chain protein Exact
myosin heavy chain isoforms Exact
myosin heavy chain Exact
myosin heavy chain genes Exact
myosin heavy chains Exact

Incoming Relations

Identifier Name Relation
HGNC:7578 MYH8 isa
HGNC:7574 MYH4 isa
HGNC:7568 MYH10 isa
HGNC:23212 MYH14 isa
HGNC:7572 MYH2 isa
HGNC:7573 MYH3 isa
HGNC:15906 MYH7B isa
HGNC:7577 MYH7 isa
HGNC:7567 MYH1 isa
HGNC:7569 MYH11 isa
HGNC:7571 MYH13 isa
HGNC:7579 MYH9 isa
HGNC:31073 MYH15 isa
HGNC:7576 MYH6 isa
HGNC:31038 MYH16 isa

Outgoing Relations

Relation Identifier Name
isa FPLX:Myosin_family Myosin_family