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1. Desmin
A muscle protein which joins with other desmins to become long chains of fibrous polymer s. The protein is found in both types of muscle (smooth and skeletal) and is especially abundant in heart muscle.

2. Intermediate filament
A type of structural protein found within the cytoplasm of eukaryotic cell s which forms one type of cell cytoskeleton. In mammalian cells, the intermediate filaments are intermediate in width between actin (a muscle protein) and microtubule s. There are six types of intermediate filaments: keratin s, desmin s, vimentin s, glial filaments, neurofilaments, and nuclear lamins.

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