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Symbols MYH7B; MGC96940; MGC96928; MYH14; MHC14
External IDs OMIM609928 HomoloGene66117 GeneCards: MYH7B Gene
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 57644 n/a
Ensembl ENSG00000078814 n/a
UniProt A7E2Y1 n/a
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_020884 n/a
RefSeq (protein) NP_065935 n/a
Location (UCSC) Chr 20:
33.03 - 33.05 Mb
PubMed search [1] n/a

Myosin-7B also known as myosin, heavy chain 7B is a protein that in humans is encoded by the MYH7B gene.[1][2]


MYH7B is a slow-twitch myosin.[2]


  1. ^ Nagase T, Kikuno R, Ishikawa K, Hirosawa M, Ohara O (April 2000). "Prediction of the coding sequences of unidentified human genes. XVII. The complete sequences of 100 new cDNA clones from brain which code for large proteins in vitro". DNA Res. 7 (2): 143–50. PMID 10819331. 
  2. ^ a b Desjardins PR, Burkman JM, Shrager JB, Allmond LA, Stedman HH (April 2002). "Evolutionary implications of three novel members of the human sarcomeric myosin heavy chain gene family". Mol. Biol. Evol. 19 (4): 375–93. PMID 11919279. 

Further reading

  • Rossi AC, Mammucari C, Argentini C, et al. (2010). "Two novel/ancient myosins in mammalian skeletal muscles: MYH14/7b and MYH15 are expressed in extraocular muscles and muscle spindles.". J. Physiol. (Lond.) 588 (Pt 2): 353-64. doi:10.1113/jphysiol.2009.181008. PMID 19948655. 
  • Gerhard DS, Wagner L, Feingold EA, et al. (2004). "The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC).". Genome Res. 14 (10B): 2121-7. doi:10.1101/gr.2596504. PMID 15489334. 
  • Deloukas P, Matthews LH, Ashurst J, et al.. "The DNA sequence and comparative analysis of human chromosome 20.". Nature 414 (6866): 865-71. doi:10.1038/414865a. PMID 11780052. 
  • Ota T, Suzuki Y, Nishikawa T, et al. (2004). "Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs.". Nat. Genet. 36 (1): 40-5. doi:10.1038/ng1285. PMID 14702039. 
  • McGuigan K, Phillips PC, Postlethwait JH (2004). "Evolution of sarcomeric myosin heavy chain genes: evidence from fish.". Mol. Biol. Evol. 21 (6): 1042-56. doi:10.1093/molbev/msh103. PMID 15014174. 
  • Strausberg RL, Feingold EA, Grouse LH, et al. (2002). "Generation and initial analysis of more than 15,000 full-length human and mouse cDNA sequences.". Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 99 (26): 16899-903. doi:10.1073/pnas.242603899. PMID 12477932. 
  • Hu Z, Liang J, Wang Z, et al. (2009). "Common genetic variants in pre-microRNAs were associated with increased risk of breast cancer in Chinese women.". Hum. Mutat. 30 (1): 79-84. doi:10.1002/humu.20837. PMID 18634034. 


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