Kinesin-like protein KAR3 - P17119 (KAR3_YEAST)


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Number of PDB entries for P17119: 6
Essential for yeast nuclear fusion during mating. KAR3 is a bifunctional protein having a kinesin-like motor domain joined to a distinct microtubule binding domain. It may mediate microtubule sliding during nuclear fusion and possibly mitosis. May interact with spindle microtubules to produce an inwardly directed force acting upon the poles. KAR3 function antagonizes CIP8 and KIP1 outward force action. KAR3 motor activity is directed toward the microtubule's minus end. (data source: UniProt  )
Subunit structure
Interacts with CIK1 and VIK1. (data source: UniProt  )
Gene names: KAR3 YPR141C P9659.16
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