Cytoskeleton: The scaffolding structure of the cell cytoplasm. The cytoskeleton consists of intermediate filaments, actin filaments, and microtubules.
Library > Literature & Language > Dictionary ( sÄ« ' tÉ™-skÄ•l ' Ä-tn ) n. The internal framework of a cell, composed largely of actin filaments and microtubules.
Cytoskeleton, Inc. G-LISA, Activation assay, Actin, Tubulin, RhoA protein, signal transduction, cofilin, profilin, phalloidin, myosin, kinesin, GLISA.
The eukaryotic cytoskeleton. Actin filaments are shown in red, microtubules in green, and the nuclei are in blue.
Cells contain elaborate arrays of protein fibers that serve such functions as: establishing cell shape providing mechanical strength locomotion
Role of the cytoskeleton in plant and animal cells. ... Cytoskeleton . As its name implies, the cytoskeleton helps to maintain cell shape.