Any of a group of polypeptides that polymerize to form filaments in the cytoskeleton(noun)
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"They said that a protein called vimentin normally appears twice in a lifetime - when neurons in the brain are forming during the first years of life and, years later when the brain's neurons are under siege from Alzheimer's or other neurodegenerative diseases."
"As expected, this extensive list includes many astroglial markers such as vimentin, S100β, aquaporin 4 and aldehyde dehydrogenase 1 family, member L1 ("
"Representative immune cytochemistry staining of spheroids structures, grown for 9 or 14 days in Matrigel, using antibodies against the basal-lamina component laminin beta 1 (LAMB1), and the mesenchymal markers vimentin (VIM), and fibronectin (FN)."