desmin

Proteins found in intermediate filaments that copolymerizes with vimentin to form constituents of connective tissue, cell walls, filaments, etc. Found in Z disk of skeletal and cardiac muscle cells.

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des·min (dezґmin) a protein that polymerizes to form the intermediate filaments of muscle cells; it is used as an immunohistochemical marker of these cells. See also desmin filaments.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Desmin — Identifiers Symbols DES; CMD1I; CSM1; CSM2; FLJ12025; FLJ39719; FLJ41013; FLJ41793 External IDs …   Wikipedia

  • Desmin — Masse/Länge Primärstruktur 470 aa; 53,5 kDa …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • desmin — DESMÍN s.n. Alumosilicat hidratat de sodiu şi de calciu, alb, gălbui sau roşiatic, sticlos, cu cristale grupate în formă de snopi, întâlnit la unele roci bazice şi în filoane termale. – Din fr. desmine. Trimis de claudia, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX… …   Dicționar Român

  • desmin — desmin. См. десмин. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Desmīn — (Strahlzeolith, Stilbit, Min.), krystallisirt in chrombischen Säulen, die häufig fächerförmig gruppirt sind, farblos, weiß od. verschieden gefärbt, Härte 3–7, spec. Gew. 2,1–2,2, perlmutterglänzend, durchscheinend, besteht aus kieselsaurer… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Desmīn — (Stilbit, Strahlzeolith), Mineral der Zeolithgruppe, wasserhaltiges Kalktonerdesilikat mit etwas Natron (Ca, Na2)Al2Si6O16+6aq, kommt in kleinen, monoklinen, tafelförmigen Kristallen oder in garbenförmigen Kristallbündeln, seltener in… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Desmin — Desmin, s. Zeolithe …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • Desmin — Desmīn, zu den Zeolithen gehöriges monoklines Mineral, wasserhaltiges Kalktonerdesilikat; auf Drusenräumen von Basalten; auch im Granit …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Desmin — Des|min 〈m. 1; Min.〉 farbloses, gelblich braunes, glasglänzendes Mineral (ein Zeolith) * * * Desmin   [zu griechisch desme̅ »Bündel«] der, s/ e, Stilbịt, meist weißes oder gelbliches, auch rötliches, monoklines Mineral aus der Gruppe der… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • desmin — A protein (53 kD) of intermediate filaments, somewhat similar to vimentin, but characteristic of muscle cells. Type III intermediate filament protein. Co localises with synemin, paranemin and plectin in the appropriate cell types …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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