Myosin: Definition, Function & Structure


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Myosin has three regions, a head, tail, and _____?

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1. Myosin works together with this filament.

2. The myosin move along the actin filaments by?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will reveal your understanding of myosin's role within molecular biology. Topics you will need to grasp in order to pass the quiz include myosin's regions and how myosin move along the actin filaments.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to apply your knowledge of the following:

  • Regions of myosin
  • Filaments that work with myosin
  • How myosin moves
  • What myosin converts into force and movement
  • Type of cells in which myosin is found

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that your draw the most important information from the related biology lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about myosin's function and structure in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding actin filaments and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To deepen your understanding of this topic, review the lesson Myosin: Definition, Function & Structure, which covers the following objectives:

  • Identify where is myosin found
  • Understand myosin's relationship with ATP
  • Review the structure of myosin