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Light chain

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A light chain is the small polypeptide subunit of a protein complex. [1]

8 relations: Dynein, Ferritin light chain, Immunoglobulin light chain, Kinesin, Mail (armour), Myosin light chain, Peptide, Protein complex.


Dynein is a family of cytoskeletal motor proteins that move along microtubules in cells.

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Ferritin light chain

Ferritin light chain is a protein that in humans is encoded by the FTL gene.

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Immunoglobulin light chain

The immunoglobulin light chain is the small polypeptide subunit of an antibody (immunoglobulin).

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A kinesin is a protein belonging to a class of motor proteins found in eukaryotic cells.

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Mail (armour)

Mail or maille (also chain mail(le) or chainmail(le)) is a type of armour consisting of small metal rings linked together in a pattern to form a mesh.

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Myosin light chain

A myosin light chain is a light chain (small polypeptide subunit) of myosin.

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Peptides (from Gr.: πεπτός, peptós "digested"; derived from πέσσειν, péssein "to digest") are short chains of amino acid monomers linked by peptide (amide) bonds.

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Protein complex

A protein complex or multiprotein complex is a group of two or more associated polypeptide chains.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Light_chain

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