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Myosin Light Chains

"Myosin Light Chains" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The smaller subunits of MYOSINS that bind near the head groups of MYOSIN HEAVY CHAINS. The myosin light chains have a molecular weight of about 20 KDa and there are usually one essential and one regulatory pair of light chains associated with each heavy chain. Many myosin light chains that bind calcium are considered "calmodulin-like" proteins.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Myosin Light Chains" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Myosin Light Chains" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 93 publications over 25 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 2006
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