Term Information [More information on microfibril]

Accession
GO:0001527
Name
microfibril
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
extended fibrils, fibrillin
Definition
Extracellular matrix components occurring independently or along with elastin. Thought to have force-bearing functions in tendon. In addition to fibrillins, microfibrils may contain other associated proteins. Source: http://www.xrefer.com/entry/490235
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0001527 at QuickGO
Subset
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Ancestors of microfibril (GO:0001527)
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microfibril [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cellular_component (GO:0005575)
microfibril [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) extracellular region (GO:0005576)
microfibril [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) extracellular matrix (GO:0031012)
microfibril [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) extracellular region part (GO:0044421)
microfibril [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) extracellular matrix component (GO:0044420)
microfibril [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) proteinaceous extracellular matrix (GO:0005578)
microfibril [is_a relation] is_a  fibril (GO:0043205)

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