Gene Symbol: Klc2
Description: kinesin light chain 2
Alias: kinesin light chain 2
Species: rat
Products:     Klc2

Top Publications

  1. Rahman A, Friedman D, Goldstein L. Two kinesin light chain genes in mice. Identification and characterization of the encoded proteins. J Biol Chem. 1998;273:15395-403 pubmed
    ..These results indicate that the mammalian nervous system contains multiple kinesin light chain gene products with potentially distinct functions. ..
  2. Yang J, Li T. The ciliary rootlet interacts with kinesin light chains and may provide a scaffold for kinesin-1 vesicular cargos. Exp Cell Res. 2005;309:379-89 pubmed
    ..These findings indicate that ciliary rootlets may provide a scaffold for kinesin-1 vesicular cargos and, thus, play a role in the intracellular transport in ciliated cells. ..
  3. Utton M, Noble W, Hill J, Anderton B, Hanger D. Molecular motors implicated in the axonal transport of tau and alpha-synuclein. J Cell Sci. 2005;118:4645-54 pubmed
  4. McGuire J, Rong J, Li S, Li X. Interaction of Huntingtin-associated protein-1 with kinesin light chain: implications in intracellular trafficking in neurons. J Biol Chem. 2006;281:3552-9 pubmed
    ..These studies provide a molecular basis for the participation of HAP1 in anterograde transport in neuronal cells. ..
  5. Ligon L, Tokito M, Finklestein J, Grossman F, Holzbaur E. A direct interaction between cytoplasmic dynein and kinesin I may coordinate motor activity. J Biol Chem. 2004;279:19201-8 pubmed
    ..There is also a vesicle population with both dynein and kinesin I bound that may be capable of bi-directional motility along cellular microtubules. ..
  6. Du J, Wei Y, Liu L, Wang Y, Khairova R, Blumenthal R, et al. A kinesin signaling complex mediates the ability of GSK-3beta to affect mood-associated behaviors. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010;107:11573-8 pubmed publisher
    ..AMPA)-induced GluR1 and GluR2 internalization via phosphorylation of kinesin light chain 2 (KLC2), the key molecule of the kinesin cargo delivery system...