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  • noun biochemistry Any of a class of proteins that convert chemical into mechanical energy and power the movement of vesicles and organelles along microtubules

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Examples

  • This is the FedEx delivery guy of the cell: this little guy is called the kinesin, and he pulls a sack that's full of brand new manufactured proteins to wherever it's needed in the cell -- whether it's to a membrane, whether it's to an organelle, whether it's to build something or repair something.

    David Bolinsky animates a cell

  • This is the FedEx delivery guy of the cell: this little guy is called the kinesin, and he pulls a sack that's full of brand new manufactured proteins to wherever it's needed in the cell -- whether it's to a membrane, whether it's to an organelle, whether it's to build something or repair something.

    David Bolinsky animates a cell

  • This is the FedEx delivery guy of the cell: this little guy is called the kinesin, and he pulls a sack that's full of brand new manufactured proteins to wherever it's needed in the cell -- whether it's to a membrane, whether it's to an organelle, whether it's to build something or repair something.

    David Bolinsky animates a cell

  • The researchers created high-resolution snapshots of a protein motor, called kinesin, as it walked along a microtubule, which are tube-shaped structures that form a cell's "skeleton."

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • Another kind of motor, known as kinesin, moves things away from the nucleus and toward the cell periphery.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • The researchers created high-resolution snapshots of a protein motor, called kinesin, as it walked along a microtubule, which are tube-shaped structures that form a cell's "skeleton."

    Science Blog

  • Another kind of motor, known as kinesin, moves things away from the nucleus and toward the cell periphery.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • The researchers created high-resolution snapshots of a protein motor, called kinesin, as it walked along a microtubule, which are tube-shaped structures that form a cell's "skeleton."

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • Another kind of motor, known as kinesin, moves things away from the nucleus and toward the cell periphery.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • Another kind of motor, known as kinesin, moves things away from the nucleus and toward the cell periphery.

    Newswise: Latest News

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