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Intermediate Filaments MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Intermediate Filaments
Tree Number(s)
A11.284.430.214.190.750.410
Unique ID
D007382
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007382
Scope Note
Cytoplasmic filaments intermediate in diameter (about 10 nanometers) between the microfilaments and the microtubules. They may be composed of any of a number of different proteins and form a ring around the cell nucleus.
Entry Term(s)
Neurofilaments
Tonofilaments
NLM Classification #
QU 350
Previous Indexing
Cytoplasm (1975-1976)
Cytoskeleton (1977-1985)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under CYTOSKELETON 1986-90; was see CYTOPLASMIC FILAMENTS 1980-85
Online Note
search CYTOSKELETON 1980-85
History Note
91(86); was see under CYTOSKELETON 1986-90; was see CYTOPLASMIC FILAMENTS 1980-85
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1985/02/25
Revision Date
2014/06/13
Intermediate Filaments Preferred
Neurofilaments Narrower
Tonofilaments Related
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