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Descriptor English: Intermediate Filament Proteins
Descriptor Spanish: Proteínas de Filamentos Intermediarios
Descriptor Portuguese: Proteínas de Filamentos Intermediários
Descriptor French: Protéines de filaments intermédiaires
Entry term(s): Fibroblast Intermediate Filament Proteins
Filament Proteins, Intermediate
Proteins, Intermediate Filament
Tree number(s): D05.750.078.593
D12.776.220.475
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007381
Scope note: Filaments 7-11 nm in diameter found in the cytoplasm of all cells. Many specific proteins belong to this group, e.g., desmin, vimentin, prekeratin, decamin, skeletin, neurofilin, neurofilament protein, and glial fibrillary acid protein.
Annotation: /biosyn /drug eff /physiol permitted
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DE drug effects
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
Previous Indexing: Muscle Proteins (1966-1982)
Nerve Tissue Proteins (1966-1982)
Peptides (1966-1982)
Proteins (1966-1982)
Public MeSH Note: 83
History Note: 83
DeCS ID: 7546
Unique ID: D007381
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Date Established: 1983/01/01
Date of Entry: 1982/05/11
Revision Date: 2005/06/30
Intermediate Filament Proteins - Preferred
Concept UI M0011512
Scope note Filaments 7-11 nm in diameter found in the cytoplasm of all cells. Many specific proteins belong to this group, e.g., desmin, vimentin, prekeratin, decamin, skeletin, neurofilin, neurofilament protein, and glial fibrillary acid protein.
Preferred term Intermediate Filament Proteins
Entry term(s) Fibroblast Intermediate Filament Proteins
Filament Proteins, Intermediate
Proteins, Intermediate Filament



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