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GO_term: GO:0005883   

GO:0005883DefinitionA type of intermediate filament found in the core of neuronal axons. Neurofilaments are heteropolymers composed of three type IV polypeptides: NF-L, NF-M, and NF-H (for low, middle, and high molecular weight). Neurofilaments are responsible for the radial growth of an axon and determine axonal diameter.
Termneurofilament
TypeCellular_component
ParentInstance_ofGO:0005882
Attributes_of Index Ancestor GO:0001741
GO:0003673
GO:0005575
GO:0005622
GO:0005623
GO:0005737
GO:0005856
GO:0005882
GO:0042385
GO:0045111
GO:0005883
GO:0031488
GO:0031165
GO:0046612
GO:0009656
GO:0043229
GO:0043232
GO:0030085
GO:0043226
GO:0043228
DescendentGO:0005883