Cytoplasmic intermediate filaments can be grouped

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Cytoplasmic intermediate filaments can be grouped: Keratin filaments - in epithelial cells Vimentin and Vimentin-related filaments - in connective tissue cells, muscle cells, white blood cells, and supporting cells of the nervous system Desmin filaments - specifically expressed in muscle cells Neurofilaments - major intermediate filaments of mature neurons - critical role
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Unformatted text preview: in support of sometimes very long axons. • Lamin filaments- Whereas cytoplasmic intermediate filaments are like ropes, the intermediate filaments lining and strengthening the inside surface of the inner nuclear membrane are organized as a 2 Dimensional mesh. NUCLEAR LAMINA...
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This document was uploaded on 11/03/2011 for the course BIOLOGY MCB2010 at Broward College.

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