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Myosin is a hexameric ATPase cellular motor protein. It is composed of two heavy chains, two nonphosphorylatable alkali light chains, and two phosphorylatable regulatory light chains. This gene encodes a myosin alkali light chain expressed in fast skeletal muscle. Two transcript variants have been identified for this gene.
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Protein Aliases: alkali myosin light chain 1; alkali myosin light chain 3; fast myosin alkali light chain 1; fast myosin alkali light chain 3; MLC1/MLC3; MLC1F; MLC1F/MLC3F; MLC3F; myosin light chain 1, skeletal muscle isoform; Myosin light chain 1/3, skeletal muscle isoform; myosin light chain 3, skeletal muscle isoform; Myosin light chain A1/A2; Myosin light chain alkali 1/2; myosin, light polypeptide 1
Gene Aliases: Mcl3; Mlc1; Mlc3; MLC3-f; MLCf; Myl1
UniProt ID: (Rat) P02600
Entrez Gene ID: (Rat) 56781
Molecular Function: actin or actin-binding cytoskeletal protein