vimentin


vimentin
Intermediate filament protein (58 kD) found in mesodermally-derived cells (including muscle).

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Vimentin — is a member of the intermediate filament family of proteins. Intermediate filaments are an important structural feature of eukaryotic cells. They, along with microtubules and actin microfilaments, make up the cytoskeleton. Although most… …   Wikipedia

  • Vimentin — Masse/Länge Primärstruktur 465 Aminosäuren …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • vimentin — vimentin. См. виментин. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • vimentin — The major polypeptide that copolymerizes with other subunits to form the intermediate filament cytoskeleton of mesenchymal cells; they may have a role in maintaining the internal organization of certain cells. SEE ALSO: desmin. * * * …   Medical dictionary

  • vimentin — noun Any of a group polypeptides that polymerize to form filaments in the cytoskeleton …   Wiktionary

  • Vimentin 3' UTR protein-binding region — The vimentin 3 UTR protein binding region is an RNA element that contains a Y shaped structure which has been shown to have protein binding activity. [cite journal | last = Zehner | first = ZE | coauthors = Shepherd RK, Gabryszuk J, Fu TF, Al Ali …   Wikipedia

  • vimentin filaments — intermediate filaments composed of vimentin, found in a variety of cells derived from embryonic mesenchyme; they act as cytoskeletal support structures, play a role in mitosis, and are clustered particularly around the nucleus, probably helping… …   Medical dictionary

  • Mutiertes Citrulliniertes Vimentin — Der Nachweis von Autoantikörpern gegen Mutiertes Citrulliniertes Vimentin (MCV) ist ein Laborparameter zur Diagnose der rheumatoiden Arthritis (RA).[1] Bei der RA handelt es sich um eine Autoimmunerkrankung. Der Nachweis bestimmter Autoantikörper …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mutated citrullinated vimentin — Detection of autoantibodies against mutated citrullinated vimentin is part of RA diagnostics (rheumatoid arthritis), especially in sera negative for rheumatoid factor (RF negative sera). Anti MCV antibodies are member of ACPA family, a group of… …   Wikipedia

  • виментин — vimentin виментин. Cтруктурный белок, входящий в состав промежуточных микрофиламентов <intermediate filaments> цитоскелета, характерных для мезенхимных клеток (предшественников мышечных и нервных тканей); молекулярная масса В. 55 кД; в… …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.


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