desmins


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des·mins

(dez'minz), [MIM*125660]
Proteins found in intermediate filaments that copolymerize with vimentin to form constituents of structural elements such as connective tissue, cell walls, and filaments. Found in Z disk of skeletal and cardiac muscle cells.

des·mins

(dez'minz) [MIM*125660]
Proteins found in intermediate filaments that copolymerize with vimentin to form constituents of structural elements (e.g. connective tissue).

desmins

(dez´minz),
n.pl α-amino acids, usually lysine and norleucine, condensed through their sidechains rather than through the α-amino and carboxyl groups. They copolymerize with vimentin to form constituents of connective tissue.