Intermediate Filaments

Known as: Filament, Intermediate, Filaments, Intermediate, Intermediate filament 
A cytoskeletal structure that forms a distinct elongated structure, characteristically 10 nm in diameter, that occurs in the cytoplasm of eukaryotic… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Invasive cancer cells are believed to breach the basement membrane (BM) using specialized protrusions called invadopodia. We… (More)
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2009
Review
2009
It took more than 100 years before it was established that the proteins that form intermediate filaments (IFs) comprise a unified… (More)
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2007
Review
2007
Intermediate filaments (IFs) constitute a major structural element of animal cells. They build two distinct systems, one in the… (More)
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2004
Review
2004
Intermediate filaments, actin-containing microfilaments and microtubules are the three main cytoskeletal systems of vertebrate… (More)
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2003
Review
2003
Together with microtubules and actin microfilaments, approximately 11 nm wide intermediate filaments (IFs) constitute the… (More)
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2000
Review
2000
Desmosomes are intercellular adhesive junctions that anchor intermediate filaments at membrane-associated plaques in adjoining… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
We report here that living cells and nuclei are hard-wired such that a mechanical tug on cell surface receptors can immediately… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Keratins 8 (K8) and 18 (K18) are major components of intermediate filaments (IFs) of simple epithelial cells and tumors derived… (More)
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1996
Review
1996
Neurofilaments (NFs) are the most abundant structural components in large-diameter myelinated axons. Assembled as obligate… (More)
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Five chemically distinct classes of intermediate filaments can be identified within higher eukaryotic cells. Each class is… (More)
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