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Myosin Heavy Chains MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Myosin Heavy Chains
Tree Number(s)
D05.750.078.730.475.100
D08.811.277.040.025.193.750.249
D12.776.210.500.600.100
D12.776.220.525.475.100
Unique ID
D018995
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018995
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Myosin Heavy Chain
Registry Number
EC 3.6.4.1
Previous Indexing
Myosin (1971-1995)
Public MeSH Note
1996; for MYOSIN HEAVY CHAIN see MYOSINS 1982-1995
History Note
1996; for MYOSIN HEAVY CHAIN use MYOSINS 1982-1995
Date Established
1996/01/01
Date of Entry
1995/06/05
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Myosin Heavy Chains Preferred
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