Thus gene encodes the regulatory light chain associated with cardiac myosin beta heavy chain. Ca+ triggers the phosphorylation of regulatory light chain that in turn triggers contraction. Mutations in this gene are associated with mid-left ventricular chamber type hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
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Protein Aliases: Cardiac myosin light chain 2; cardiac myosin light chain-2; cardiac ventricular myosin light chain 2; DKFZp779C0562; MLC-2; MLC-2s/v; MLC-2v; Myosin light chain 2, slow skeletal/ventricular muscle isoform; myosin light chain 2v; myosin light chain phosphatase; myosin light chain, phosphorylatable, cardiac ventricles; myosin light chain-2; Myosin regulatory light chain 2, ventricular/cardiac muscle isoform; myosin regulatory light chain 2b; myosin, light chain 2, regulatory, cardiac, slow; myosin, light polypeptide 2, regulatory, cardiac, slow; myosin, light polypeptide 2b, regulatory, cardiac, slow; regulatory light chain of myosin; RLC of myosin; slow cardiac myosin regulatory light chain 2; Ventricular myosin light chain 2; ventricular myosin regulatory light chain
Gene Aliases: CMH10; MLC-2; MLC-2s/v; MLC-2v; MLC2; mlc2b; Mlc2v; MYL2; Mylpc; zgc:136848