MYH13

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MYH13
Identifiers
Aliases MYH13, MyHC-IIL, MyHC-eo, myosin, heavy chain 13, skeletal muscle, myosin heavy chain 13
External IDs MGI: 1339967 HomoloGene: 55780 GeneCards: MYH13
Orthologs
Species Human Mouse
Entrez
Ensembl
UniProt
RefSeq (mRNA)

NM_003802

NM_001081250

RefSeq (protein)

NP_003793

n/a

Location (UCSC) Chr 17: 10.3 – 10.37 Mb Chr 11: 67.32 – 67.37 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]
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Myosin-13 also known as myosin, heavy chain 13 is a protein which in humans is encoded by the MYH13 gene.[3]

Function[edit]

MYH13 is a myosin whose expression is restricted primarily to the extrinsic eye muscles which are specialized for function in eye movement.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Human PubMed Reference:". 
  2. ^ "Mouse PubMed Reference:". 
  3. ^ Winters LM, Briggs MM, Schachat F (November 1998). "The human extraocular muscle myosin heavy chain gene (MYH13) maps to the cluster of fast and developmental myosin genes on chromosome 17". Genomics. 54 (1): 188–9. doi:10.1006/geno.1998.5558. PMID 9806854. 
  4. ^ Weiss A, Schiaffino S, Leinwand LA (July 1999). "Comparative sequence analysis of the complete human sarcomeric myosin heavy chain family: implications for functional diversity". J. Mol. Biol. 290 (1): 61–75. doi:10.1006/jmbi.1999.2865. PMID 10388558. 

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