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 (no͝or′ə-fĭl′ə-mənt, nyo͝or′-)
Any of the long, fine threads that make up a neurofibril.

neu′ro·fil′a·men′tous (-mĕn′təs) adj.
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Differential expression of two neuronal intermediate-filament proteins, peripherin and the low molecular mass neurofilament protein (NF-L), during the development of rat.
Neurofilament protein staining (NF staining) was used to evaluate axonal bundles in gray matter.
7) A single OCI myodural connection stained for immuno-peroxidase using Dako's neurofilament protein monoclonal antibodies revealed fascicles traveling perpendicular, and parallel with the OCI myodural bridge.
To establish the identity of the tumor and further characterize the tumor cells, staining with a broad panel of immunohistochemical stains (pankeratin, synaptophysin, chromogranin, CD56, neuron-specific enolase, smooth muscle actin, desmin, CD117 [c-KlT], CD34, S100, human melanoma black-45 [HMB-45], melanocyte differentiation antigen [Melan-A], microphthalmia-associated transcription factor [MiTF], TFE3, neurofilament protein, glial fibrillary acidic protein, estrogen receptor, and progesterone receptor) and electron microscopy were performed.
The tumor cells were strong diffusely immunostained with both neuron-specific enolase and neurofilament protein and partially for synaptophysin.
The interesting work carried out by Savory and his co-workers on the quantitation of Al in the brain and spinal cord and its effects on neurofilament protein expression and phosphorylation provided new evidence for the involvement of Al in AD (42).
Clinical and demographic findings can help make distinctions, as can pertinent immunohistochemical reactions to synaptophysin, chromogranin, neuron-specific enolase (NSE), neurofilament protein (NFP), S-100 protein, keratin, CD45RB, desmin, CD99, and HMB45.
Julien suggests seeking out agents that could block production of the neurofilament protein, but he and others acknowledge that little has been published on the whole topic.
The tumor cells express neuronal markers, such as class III-[beta] tubulin, microtubule associated protein 2 (MAP2), NeuN, and neurofilament protein.
Characterization of the phosphorylation sites of the squid (Loligo pealei) high-molecular-weight neurofilament protein from giant axon axoplasm.
Immunostaining was performed with glial fibrillary acidic protein, neurofilament protein, S-100, and the proliferation index MIB-1 (Ki-67).
Key words: brain development, chlorpyrifos, glia, myelin basic protein, neurofilament protein, oligodendrocytes.