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In animal cells, where are actin microfilaments localized?

edge of cells


What are the actions of microfilaments, microtubules and intermediate filaments in animal cells?

Microfilaments: cell shape and movement
Microtubules: localization & transport of organelles, cell division
Intermediate filaments: mechanical stability of plasma membrane & nuclear membrane, cell-cell interaction