"Desmin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An intermediate filament protein found predominantly in smooth, skeletal, and cardiac muscle cells. Localized at the Z line. MW 50,000 to 55,000 is species dependent.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Desmin" by people in Profiles.
The role of intermediate filaments in maintaining integrity and function of intestinal epithelial cells after massive bowel resection in a rat. Pediatr Surg Int. 2018 Feb; 34(2):217-225.
Rhabdomyosarcoma of the urinary bladder in adults: predilection for alveolar morphology with anaplasia and significant morphologic overlap with small cell carcinoma. Am J Surg Pathol. 2008 Jul; 32(7):1022-8.
A 22-year-old woman with a large pelvic mass. Pleomorphic sarcomatoid neoplasm with rhabdomyoblastic and epithelial differentiation. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2006 Oct; 130(10):e102-5.
Histopathological characteristics of Ito cells and Kupffer cells in the feline liver. J Vet Med Sci. 2006 Mar; 68(3):235-42.
Myoid differentiation and prognosis in adult pleomorphic sarcomas of the extremity: an analysis of 92 cases. Cancer. 2003 Aug 15; 98(4):805-13.
Pathologic quiz case: a large cystic thigh mass in a 10-year-old boy. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2000 May; 124(5):783-4.
Cell elongation induces laminin alpha2 chain expression in mouse embryonic mesenchymal cells: role in visceral myogenesis. J Cell Biol. 1999 Dec 13; 147(6):1341-50.
Immunohistochemistry of dermatofibromas and benign fibrous histiocytomas. J Cutan Pathol. 1995 Aug; 22(4):336-41.
Ossifying fibromyxoid tumour of soft parts: immunohistochemical and ultrastructural analysis. Histopathology. 1993 Feb; 22(2):101-12.
Immunofluorescent study of heterogeneity in smooth muscle cells of human fetal vessels using antibodies to myosin, desmin, and vimentin. Cell Tissue Res. 1991 Dec; 266(3):535-40.