• Nestin is an intermediate filament protein
  • Encoded by the NES gene (in human)
  • Found in undifferentiated central nervous system cells
  • Neural stem cell marker (Lendahl et al., 1990)


Lendahl et al., 1990. CNS stem cells express a new class of intermediate filament protein. Cell. 60(4), 585-95. PMID-1689217; Full Text Link: Cell

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