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Cytoskeleton

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microfilaments
actin
microfilaments
5-9 nm
intermediate filaments
10 nm
microtubules
25 nm
microfilaments
cell surface projections (microvili, lamellipodia, filopodia,) are made of...
microfilaments
cell movement
microfilaments
support for membrane (cortex); shape of cell
microfilaments
sterociliae (ear)
microfilaments
microvili (intestine)
microfilaments
cell contraction, attatchment, and tension
microfilaments
muscle
intermediate filaments
twisted nuclear/cytoplasmic cables
intermediate filaments
strengthen nuclei, epithelial, mesenchymal cells, neural axons, nails, hair
vimentin
intermediate filament in mesenchyme
nuclear lamins
intermediate filaments on inside of nuclear membrane
keratins
intermediate filaments in epithelial cells
neurofilaments
intermediate filaments in axons
microtubules
tubulin makes up...
microtubules
organization: cytoplasmic array, emanating from center during interphase
microtubules
mitotic spindle is made of...
microtubules
cilia, flagella are made of...
microtubules
long tracks down axons, dendrites for organelle transport
spectrin
forms webs connected at intersections by small actin filaments on the inner cell membrane of red blood cells; is a heterodimer