This gene encodes a motor protein that belongs to the kinesin-like protein family. Members of this protein family are known to be involved in various kinds of spindle dynamics. The function of this gene product includes chromosome positioning, centrosome separation and establishing a bipolar spindle during cell mitosis.
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Protein Aliases: Kines; Kinesin-like protein 1; Kinesin-like protein KIF11; Kinesin-like spindle protein HKSP; Kinesin-related motor protein Eg5; Thyroid receptor-interacting protein 5; TR-interacting protein 5; TRIP-5
Gene Aliases: EG5; HKSP; KIF11; KNSL1; MCLMR; TRIP5
UniProt ID: (Human) P52732
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 3832