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Myosin X
Available structures
PDB Ortholog search: PDBe, RCSB
Symbols MYO10 ; FLJ10639; FLJ21066; FLJ22268; FLJ43256; KIAA0799; MGC131988
External IDs OMIM601481 MGI107716 HomoloGene36328 GeneCards: MYO10 Gene
RNA expression pattern
PBB GE MYO10 201976 s at tn.png
PBB GE MYO10 216222 s at tn.png
More reference expression data
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 4651 17909
Ensembl ENSG00000145555 ENSMUSG00000022272
UniProt Q9HD67 F8VQB6
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_012334 NM_019472
RefSeq (protein) NP_036466 NP_062345
Location (UCSC) Chr 5:
16.67 – 16.94 Mb
Chr 15:
25.62 – 25.81 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Myosin X, also known as MYO10, is a protein that in humans is encoded by the MYO10 gene.[1][2][3]

Myosin X is an actin-based motor protein known to associate at the tips of filopodia.[4]


  1. ^ "Entrez Gene: MYO10 myosin X". 
  2. ^ Bement WM, Hasson T, Wirth JA, Cheney RE, Mooseker MS (July 1994). "Identification and overlapping expression of multiple unconventional myosin genes in vertebrate cell types". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 91 (14): 6549–53. doi:10.1073/pnas.91.14.6549. PMC 44240. PMID 8022818. 
  3. ^ Hasson T, Skowron JF, Gilbert DJ, Avraham KB, Perry WL, Bement WM, Anderson BL, Sherr EH, Chen ZY, Greene LA, Ward DC, Corey DP, Mooseker MS, Copeland NG, Jenkins NA (September 1996). "Mapping of unconventional myosins in mouse and human". Genomics 36 (3): 431–9. doi:10.1006/geno.1996.0488. PMID 8884266. 
  4. ^ Berg JS, Cheney RE (March 2002). "Myosin-X is an unconventional myosin that undergoes intrafilopodial motility". Nature Cell Biology 4 (3): 246–50. doi:10.1038/ncb762. PMID 11854753. 

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