The movies on this page illustrate motility of Kinesin-1 (formerly conventional kinesin) and the kinesin-related proteins. The movies can be played on the screen by clicking on the highlighted title for the GIF animations or downloaded by clicking on the icon or the title. Downloaded movies can be played on a Mac with the shareware program, Sparkle, available from the c/net Download, or other movie player software for Macintosh, PC, or Unix available from the MPEG Player Page. View the legends.
Axoneme-MTs moving on Kinesin-1 bound to a coverslip (GIF) by Sharyn Endow & Hebok Song
Wild-type larval locomotion (GIF)
MT translocation and rotation driven by Ncd bound to a coverslip (1.37 M) contributed by Ted Salmon
Khc mutant larval locomotion (GIF) by MaryAnn Martin, Daryl Hurd & Bill Saxton
Melanosomes moving on a microtubule carpet in vitro (880 K) by Steve Rogers & Volodya Gelfand
Ncd-GFP during mitosis in living embryos (938 K) by Sharyn Endow
View an animation of Kinesin-1 walking along a microtubule (Milligan Lab Web page).
View further animations of Kinesin-1 walking models (Rob Cross Lab Web page).
View movies made from Kinesin-1 crystal structures (Mandelkow Lab Web page).
View movies of Kinesin-1, katanin and myosin (Vale Lab Web page).
If you use material from the movie page at the Kinesin site, we ask that you cite the home page and authors or appropriate source publications in your work.
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Created 8 July 1996 7:30 GMT
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