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Gene Family: Myosins, class VI (MYO6)

A subset of : Myosins

Myosins, class VI: Due to a unique addition to the lever arm-positioning region (converter), class VI myosins move in the opposite direction (toward the minus-end of actin filaments) compared to other characterized myosin classes. [Source: Ménétrey et al, 2007]

Genes contained within the family: 1

Approved Symbol Approved Name Previous Symbols Synonyms Chromosome
MYO6 myosin VI DFNA22, DFNB37 KIAA0389 6q14.1