Microtubule associated protein (2 heavy chains of 410 kD associated with 6 or 7 light chains of about 50-70 kD), now considered to be the two-headed cytoplasmic equivalent of ciliary dynein and to be responsible for retrograde transport (transport towards the centrosome).

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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