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A family of multi-subunit 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.

Year introduced: 2010(1993)

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Tree Number(s): D08.811., D08.811., D08.811., D12.776.157.025.750.063, D12.776.220.600.200

MeSH Unique ID: D004398

Registry Number: EC

Entry Terms:

  • Dynein
  • Adenosine Triphosphatase, Dynein
  • Dynein Adenosine Triphosphatase
  • Adenosinetriphosphatase, Dynein
  • Dynein Adenosinetriphosphatase
  • ATPase, Dynein
  • Dynein ATPase
  • Dynein Heavy Chains
  • Chains, Dynein Heavy
  • Heavy Chains, Dynein
  • Dynein Heavy Chain
  • Chain, Dynein Heavy
  • Heavy Chain, Dynein
  • Dynein Light Chains
  • Chains, Dynein Light
  • Light Chains, Dynein
  • Dynein Light Chain
  • Chain, Dynein Light
  • Light Chain, Dynein
  • Dynein Light Intermediate Chains
  • Dynein Light Intermediate Chain
  • Dynein Intermediate Chains
  • Chains, Dynein Intermediate
  • Intermediate Chains, Dynein
  • Dynein Intermediate Chain
  • Chain, Dynein Intermediate
  • Intermediate Chain, Dynein

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