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Category:Neurofilament
Created 15 July 2006  +
CurationStatus uncurated  +
Definition A type of intermediate filament found in t A type of intermediate filament found in the core of neuronal axons. Neurofilaments are heteropolymers composed of three type IV polypeptides: NF-L, NF-M, and NF-H (for low, middle, and high molecular weight). Neurofilaments are responsible for the radial growth of an axon and determine axonal diameter. of an axon and determine axonal diameter.
Example http://ccdb.ucsd.edu/SAO/images/neurofilament_sw_512x512.jpg  +
Id GO:0005883  +
Label Neurofilament  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 26 July 2013 18:54:30  +
ModifiedDate 26 July 2013  +
SuperCategory Intermediate filament  +
Synonym type IV intermediate filament  +
Categories Intermediate filament
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