Hypothetical force created by all myosin-II heads in contractile unit

Value 1500 pN
Organism Fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe
Reference Wu JQ, Pollard TD. Counting cytokinesis proteins globally and locally in fission yeast. Science. 2005 Oct 14 310(5746):p.313 right column bottom paragraphPubMed ID16224022
Comments "If all the myosin-II heads in such a contractile unit were active, they would produce ~1500 pN of force." Observed force considerably lower
Entered by Uri M
ID 102274