Term Information [More information on extracellular matrix]

Accession
GO:0031012
Name
extracellular matrix
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
None
Definition
A structure lying external to one or more cells, which provides structural support for cells or tissues; may be completely external to the cell (as in animals and bacteria) or be part of the cell (as in plants). Source: GOC:mah, NIF_Subcellular:nlx_subcell_20090513
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0031012 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
goslim_pir
goslim_metagenomics
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Ancestors of extracellular matrix (GO:0031012)
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extracellular matrix [is_a relation] is_a  cellular_component (GO:0005575)
Children of extracellular matrix (GO:0031012)
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biofilm matrix (GO:0097311) [is_a relation] is_a  extracellular matrix
extracellular fibril organization (GO:0043206) [occurs_in relation] occurs_in  extracellular matrix
extracellular matrix component (GO:0044420) [part_of relation] part_of  extracellular matrix
organomineral extracellular matrix (GO:1990377) [is_a relation] is_a  extracellular matrix
proteinaceous extracellular matrix (GO:0005578) [is_a relation] is_a  extracellular matrix
thrombospondin complex (GO:1990341) [part_of relation] part_of  extracellular matrix
NIF_Subcellular
nlx_subcell_20090513
Wikipedia
Extracellular_matrix