18] In most adult peripheral nerves, however, [alpha]-internexin is markedly downregulated during the embryonic development to hardly any detectable levels, and its disappearance from the PNS coincides with the appearance of another intermediate filament
Figure 12: infectious muscle 1 hour after injection, Desmin intermediate filament
(arrowhead) within the Myocytes that surrounding by inflammatory cells (arrow) is seen.
Interactions of intermediate filament
protein synemin with dystrophin and utrophin.
Our previous observations on the co-localization of GSLs with intermediate filaments
led us to analyze the role of the filaments in the biosynthesis and intracellular transport of GSLs.
Molecular Understanding of Keratin Intermediate Filaments
2009): "Self-organization of keratin intermediate filaments
into cross-linked networks", en The Journal of Cell Biology 186(3): 409-421.
and vesicular membrane traffic: the odd couple's first dance?
Disappearance and reappearance of the nuclear envelope (NE) during cell cycle is controlled by intermediate filament
phosphoprotein called lamin.
The presence of SLSs and bundles of intermediate filaments
in the precursors of the luminal epithelial cells provides further evidence that the digestive epithelium can originate from the mesothelium.
It's not yet clear whether crescentin strands gave rise to the intermediate filaments
in animal cells or whether those filaments evolved independently, says Jacobs-Wagner.
Axonal transport and neurotransmitter release, for example, are now known to occur by mechanisms that are related to those of membrane trafficking and secretion used by all eukaryotic cells, and the neurofilaments whose unusual staining properties allowed neuroanatomists to trace axonal tracts are now recognized as part of a larger family of intermediate filaments
found in many cell types.
Electron microscopy reveals loss of desmosomes, breakdown of desmosome-keratin intermediate filament
attachment, and perinuclear aggregates of keratin intermediate filaments