Meaning of cytoskeletal in English:

cytoskeletal

adjective

Biology

See cytoskeleton

  • ‘In eukaryotes, the movement of bivalent molecules along cytoskeletal filaments enables organelles and vesicles to be transported from one location in the cell to another.’
  • ‘A more detailed model of the eukaryotic cell would include a cytoskeletal matrix that is surrounded by a lipid membrane.’
  • ‘A prerequisite for living organisms is the regulated dynamics of the cytoskeletal elements.’
  • ‘Desmin is an abundant cytoskeletal protein in skeletal muscle, forming intermediate filaments concentrated at the Z-disks of the sarcomeres.’
  • ‘Recent advances in cell biology have uncovered molecular mechanisms that control cytoskeletal dynamics underlying cell motion.’

Pronunciation

cytoskeletal

/ˈsʌɪtəʊskɛˈliːt(ə)l/