Term Information [More information on microvillus]

Accession
GO:0005902
Name
microvillus
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
microvilli
Definition
Thin cylindrical membrane-covered projections on the surface of an animal cell containing a core bundle of actin filaments. Present in especially large numbers on the absorptive surface of intestinal cells. Source: ISBN:0813516194
Comment
Note that this term refers to a projection from a single cell, and should not be confused with 'microvillus' as used to refer to a multicellular structure such as that found in the placenta.
History
See term history for GO:0005902 at QuickGO
Subset
goslim_pir
Community
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Ancestors of microvillus (GO:0005902)
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microvillus [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) anatomical entity (UBERON:0001062)
microvillus [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) material anatomical entity (UBERON:0000465)
microvillus [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) material anatomical entity (CARO:0000006)
microvillus [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) anatomical structure (UBERON:0000061)
microvillus [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) anatomical structure (CARO:0000003)
microvillus [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell (CL:0000000)
microvillus [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cellular_component (GO:0005575)
microvillus [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) multicellular anatomical structure (UBERON:0010000)
microvillus [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell (GO:0005623)
microvillus [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) multicellular organism (UBERON:0000468)
microvillus [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) native cell (CL:0000003)
microvillus [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cell part (GO:0044464)
microvillus [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) eukaryotic cell (CL:0000255)
microvillus [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) tissue (UBERON:0000479)
microvillus [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) animal cell (CL:0000548)
microvillus [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cell projection (GO:0042995)
microvillus [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) epithelium (UBERON:0000483)
microvillus [is_a relation] is_a  actin-based cell projection (GO:0098858)
microvillus [part_of relation] part_of  epithelial cell (CL:0000066)
Children of microvillus (GO:0005902)
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microvillar actin bundle (GO:0097516) [part_of relation] part_of  microvillus
microvillus membrane (GO:0031528) [part_of relation] part_of  microvillus
rhabdomere microvillus (GO:0035996) [is_a relation] is_a  microvillus
Schwann cell microvillus (GO:0097454) [is_a relation] is_a  microvillus
NIF_Subcellular
sao671419673
Wikipedia
Microvillus