intermediate filament

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Biological Sciences


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A filament or fibre, approximately 10 nm in diameter, that contributes to the cytoskeletal structure of eukaryotic cells. There are several types, each composed of a different non-motile structural protein such as keratin, vimentin, or desmin.

Subjects: Biological Sciences.

Reference entries

See all related reference entries in Oxford Index »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.