intermediate filament(redirected from Intermediate filament proteins)
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intermediate filament[‚int·ər′mēd·ē·ət ′fil·ə·mənt]
(cell and molecular biology)
Any of several classes of cell-specific cytoplasmic filaments of 8-12 nanometers in diameter; protein composition varies from one cell type to another.
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