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Descriptor in English: Intermediate Filaments
Descriptor in Spanish: Filamentos Intermedios
Descriptor in Portuguese: Filamentos Intermediários
Descriptor in French: Filaments intermédiaires
Entry term(s): Filament, Intermediate
Filaments, Intermediate
Intermediate Filament
Neurofilament
Neurofilaments
Tonofilament
Tonofilaments
Tree number(s): A11.284.430.214.190.750.410
Scope note: Cytoplasmic filaments intermediate in diameter (about 10 nanometers) between the microfilaments and the microtubules. They may be composed of any of a number of different proteins and form a ring around the cell nucleus.
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Online Note: search CYTOSKELETON 1980-85
History Note: 91(86); was see under CYTOSKELETON 1986-90; was see CYTOPLASMIC FILAMENTS 1980-85
DeCS UI: 19501
Descriptor UI: D007382
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1985/02/25
Revision Date: 2014/06/13
Intermediate Filaments - Preferred
Concept UI M0011513
Scope note Cytoplasmic filaments intermediate in diameter (about 10 nanometers) between the microfilaments and the microtubules. They may be composed of any of a number of different proteins and form a ring around the cell nucleus.
Preferred term Intermediate Filaments
Entry term(s) Filament, Intermediate
Filaments, Intermediate
Intermediate Filament
Neurofilaments - Narrower
Concept UI M0594214
Preferred term Neurofilaments
Entry term(s) Neurofilament
Tonofilaments - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0011514
Preferred term Tonofilaments
Entry term(s) Tonofilament



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