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What chains is it made up of?
2 identical heavy chains
Name the 3 components of the protein:
A stalk, head, and tail
Describe the Stalk.
Made up of a coiled-coiled motif. Binds to the MT
Describe the Head.
Has ATP-ase activity
Describe the stem/tail
Binds to a # of intermediate chains (4). 2 of the chains may help bind cargo. The stem also binds to 6 light chains.
How does it compare to ciliary dynein?
They share some components but each has unique polypeptdies. Ciliary dynein depends on organism or location of cilia/flagella