Distance moved by kinesin molecule per ATP hydrolysis event

Value 8 nm
Organism Eukaryotes
Reference Physical Biology of the Cell, Rob Phillips, Jane Kondev and Julie Theriot (2008). Page 592 2nd paragraph
Primary Source Schnitzer MJ, Block SM. Kinesin hydrolyses one ATP per 8-nm step. Nature. 1997 Jul 24 388(6640):386-90.PubMed ID9237757
Comments "The kinesin motor moves 8nm per ATP hydrolysis event."
Entered by Ben Marks
ID 101857