Term Information [More information on basement membrane]

Accession
GO:0005604
Name
basement membrane
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
None
Definition
A thin layer of dense material found in various animal tissues interposed between the cells and the adjacent connective tissue. It consists of the basal lamina plus an associated layer of reticulin fibers. Source: ISBN:0198547684
Comment
Note that this term has no relationship to 'membrane ; GO:0016020' because the basement membrane is not a lipid bilayer.
History
See term history for GO:0005604 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Ancestors of basement membrane (GO:0005604)
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basement membrane [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cellular_component (GO:0005575)
basement membrane [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) extracellular region (GO:0005576)
basement membrane [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) extracellular matrix (GO:0031012)
basement membrane [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) extracellular region part (GO:0044421)
basement membrane [is_a relation] is_a  extracellular matrix component (GO:0044420)
basement membrane [part_of relation] part_of  proteinaceous extracellular matrix (GO:0005578)
Children of basement membrane (GO:0005604)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
basal lamina (GO:0005605) [part_of relation] part_of  basement membrane
basement membrane collagen trimer (GO:0098651) [part_of relation] part_of  basement membrane
collagen type IV trimer (GO:0005587) [part_of relation] part_of  basement membrane
collagen type VIII trimer (GO:0005591) [part_of relation] part_of  basement membrane
collagen type XIX trimer (GO:1990318) [part_of relation] part_of  basement membrane
collagen type XV trimer (GO:0005582) [part_of relation] part_of  basement membrane
collagen type XVIII trimer (GO:0030938) [part_of relation] part_of  basement membrane
sublamina densa (GO:0061618) [part_of relation] part_of  basement membrane
Wikipedia
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