"Vimentin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An intermediate filament protein found in most differentiating cells, in cells grown in tissue culture, and in certain fully differentiated cells. Its insolubility suggests that it serves a structural function in the cytoplasm. MW 52,000.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Vimentin" by people in Profiles.
Bose A, Basu R, Maulik M, Das Sarma J. Loss of Cx43-Mediated Functional Gap Junction Communication in Meningeal Fibroblasts Following Mouse Hepatitis Virus Infection. Mol Neurobiol. 2018 Aug; 55(8):6558-6571.
Menko AS, Bleaken BM, Libowitz AA, Zhang L, Stepp MA, Walker JL. A central role for vimentin in regulating repair function during healing of the lens epithelium. Mol Biol Cell. 2014 Mar; 25(6):776-90.
Stockman DL, Miettinen M, Suster S, Spagnolo D, Dominguez-Malagon H, Hornick JL, Adsay V, Chou PM, Amanuel B, Vantuinen P, Zambrano EV. Malignant gastrointestinal neuroectodermal tumor: clinicopathologic, immunohistochemical, ultrastructural, and molecular analysis of 16 cases with a reappraisal of clear cell sarcoma-like tumors of the gastrointestinal tract. Am J Surg Pathol. 2012 Jun; 36(6):857-68.
Richardson F, Young GD, Sennello R, Wolf J, Argast GM, Mercado P, Davies A, Epstein DM, Wacker B. The evaluation of E-Cadherin and vimentin as biomarkers of clinical outcomes among patients with non-small cell lung cancer treated with erlotinib as second- or third-line therapy. Anticancer Res. 2012 Feb; 32(2):537-52.
Chadar?vian JP, Legido A, Halligan GE, Faerber EN, Piatt JH, Morrissette JD, Ara J, Grant ML, Katsetos CD. Cerebellar gliomatosis in a toddler: case report of a challenging condition and review of the literature. J Child Neurol. 2012 Apr; 27(4):511-20.
Martinez-Outschoorn UE, Pavlides S, Whitaker-Menezes D, Daumer KM, Milliman JN, Chiavarina B, Migneco G, Witkiewicz AK, Martinez-Cantarin MP, Flomenberg N, Howell A, Pestell RG, Lisanti MP, Sotgia F. Tumor cells induce the cancer associated fibroblast phenotype via caveolin-1 degradation: implications for breast cancer and DCIS therapy with autophagy inhibitors. Cell Cycle. 2010 Jun 15; 9(12):2423-33.
Jamal BT, Tuluc M, Gold L, Heffelfinger R, Taub DI. A radiolucent lesion in the posterior mandible. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2010 Jun; 68(6):1371-6.
Miettinen M, Dow N, Lasota J, Sobin LH. A distinctive novel epitheliomesenchymal biphasic tumor of the stomach in young adults ("gastroblastoma"): a series of 3 cases. Am J Surg Pathol. 2009 Sep; 33(9):1370-7.
Bennett L, Yang M, Enikolopov G, Iacovitti L. Circumventricular organs: a novel site of neural stem cells in the adult brain. Mol Cell Neurosci. 2009 Jul; 41(3):337-47.
Farach AM, Galileo DS. O-GlcNAc modification of radial glial vimentin filaments in the developing chick brain. Brain Cell Biol. 2008 Dec; 36(5-6):191-202.