Definition of Dynamin

1. Noun. (enzyme) A hydrolase responsible for endocytosis in eukaryotic cells ¹



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Medical Definition of Dynamin

1. A protein isolated from microtubule preparations and shown to cause ATP mediated microtubule sliding toward the plus ends. A GTP-binding protein with classical G-protein motifs and with very high homology to the Mx protein involved in interferon induced virus resistance. There are tissue specific and developmentally regulated forms of dynamin in Drosophila. Associated with endocytic sorting of proteins. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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