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Flashcards in Chapter 5: Cytoskeleton Deck (5):
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an interconnected system of protein fibers and tubes that extends throughout the cytoplasm

cytoskeleton

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thin protein fibers assembled from actin subunits

microfilaments

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intermediate in size between microtubules and microfilaments

intermediate filaments

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dynamic structures changing their lengths by the addition or removal of tubulin dimers

microtubules

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at the midpoint of the cell center are two short, barrel shaped structures also formed from microtubules

centrioles