Large multimeric protein (600-800 kD) with ATPase activity; constitutes the side arms of the outer microtubule doublets in the ciliary axoneme and is responsible for the sliding. Probably (together with kinesin) involved in microtubule-associated movement elsewhere. Cytoplasmic dynein is MAP-Ic.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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