Detailed overview of the cytoskeleton.
Maintenance of cell shape
Name of function of the cytoskeleton in holding the cell together and preventing it from taking up undesirable forms.
Anchorage of cellular organelles
Name of function of the cytoskeleton in holding intracellular structures in fixed places.
Name of function of the cytoskeleton in moving molecules and vesicles within the cell.
Name of function of the cytoskeleton in binding to and holding together groups of other cells.
Name of the function of the cytoplasm in moving it's cell.
Name of the largest cytoskeletal element.
Name of the cytoskeletal element with a diameter of 8-12 nm.
Name of the smallest cytoskeletal element.
Name of the cytoskeletal element which has a major role of structure and tension bearing in the cell.
Name of the most stable cyotskeletal element.
Name of the least soluble component of the cytoskeleton.
Total number of major classes of intermediate filaments.
Name of intermediate filaments made up of keratin.
Name of intermediate filaments responsible for maintaining mechanical strength in cells.
Name of Class I intermediate filaments.
Name of Class II intermediate filaments.
Function of Acidic cytokeratins.
Function of Basic cytokeratins.
Type of keratin found in hair and nails.
Type of keratin found in epithelium.
Class III intermediate filament which functions as structural support for contractile machinery.
Class III intermediate filament found in fibroblast cells and functions as maintenance of cell shape.