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  • noun Plural form of kinesin.

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Examples

  • And I want you to look at this and see the paths that the cell manufactures -- these little walking machines, they're called kinesins -- that take these huge loads that would challenge an ant in relative size.

    David Bolinsky animates a cell

  • And I want you to look at this and see the paths that the cell manufactures -- these little walking machines, they're called kinesins -- that take these huge loads that would challenge an ant in relative size.

    David Bolinsky animates a cell

  • And I want you to look at this and see the paths that the cell manufactures -- these little walking machines, they're called kinesins -- that take these huge loads that would challenge an ant in relative size.

    David Bolinsky animates a cell

  • But the proteins travel in bubbles, or vesicles, powered by motors known as kinesins that travel along tiny molecular paths.

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  • But the proteins travel in bubbles, or vesicles, powered by motors known as kinesins that travel along tiny molecular paths.

    Medindia Health News

  • The simplest cell must have the highly complex computer type program and the matching interleaved data in the DNA that the ENCODE Program has detailed, AND the 10,000rpm ATP motor to produce the energy used within the cell, AND kinesins, that are tiny robotic machines that take materials around in the cell, like a commercial courier.

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  • You can see a more chemical-y video here and there's apparently a whole homepage for kinesins here.

    Boing Boing: September 24, 2006 - September 30, 2006 Archives

  • For example, we call myosins, kinesins, and dyneins "molecular motors," a lay person thinks of something spinning.

    Analogy, How Scientifically Powerful is It?

  • Then why does no one call G proteins motors, despite the fact that they harness the energy from hydrolysis of a nucleoside triphosphate to cause a conformational change by the same mechanism seen in myosins and kinesins?

    Analogy, How Scientifically Powerful is It?

  • Those little walking things are kinesins - they are used for transporting vesicles of goodies up and down axons.

    Boing Boing: September 24, 2006 - September 30, 2006 Archives

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