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desmin

/des·min/ (dez´min) a protein that polymerizes to form the intermediate filaments of muscle cells; used as a marker of these cells.

des·min

(dez'min)
Any of various proteins found in intermediate filaments that copolymerize with vimentin to form constituents of connective tissue, cell walls, and filaments. Found in Z disc of skeletal and cardiac muscle cells.

desmin

protein found in muscle cells that forms intermediate filaments.
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Elles exprimaient la myogenine et la desmine a l'immunohistochimie (figure 3, figure 4).