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Vimentin (human)

Vimentin an intermediate filament protein. Intermediate filament proteins are expressed in a tissue-specific manner. Desmin is the subunit specific for muscle and vimentin the subunit specific for mesenchymal tissue. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: Cytoskeletal; Motility/polarity/chemotaxis
Chromosomal Location of Human Ortholog: 10p13
Cellular Component: cytoplasm; cytoskeleton; cytosol; extracellular matrix; focal adhesion; intermediate filament; intermediate filament cytoskeleton; peroxisome; plasma membrane
Molecular Function: double-stranded RNA binding; glycoprotein binding; identical protein binding; protein binding; protein C-terminus binding; structural constituent of cytoskeleton
Biological Process: cell motility; muscle filament sliding
Disease: Cataract 30
Reference #:  P08670 (UniProtKB)
Alt. Names/Synonyms: FLJ36605; VIM; VIME; Vimentin
Gene Symbols: VIM
Molecular weight: 53,652 Da
Basal Isoelectric point: 5.06  Predict pI for various phosphorylation states
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