Term Information [More information on adherens junction]

Accession
GO:0005912
Name
adherens junction
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
None
Definition
A cell junction at which anchoring proteins (cadherins or integrins) extend through the plasma membrane and are attached to actin filaments. Source: http://www.vivo.colostate.edu/hbooks/cmb/cells/pmemb/junctions_a.html, GOC:mah, ISBN:0198506732
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History
See term history for GO:0005912 at QuickGO
Subset
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Ancestors of adherens junction (GO:0005912)
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adherens junction [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular_component (GO:0005575)
adherens junction [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cell junction (GO:0030054)
adherens junction [is_a relation] is_a  anchoring junction (GO:0070161)
Children of adherens junction (GO:0005912)
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cell-cell adherens junction (GO:0005913) [is_a relation] is_a  adherens junction
cell-substrate adherens junction (GO:0005924) [is_a relation] is_a  adherens junction
MPP7-DLG1-LIN7 complex (GO:0097025) [part_of relation] part_of  adherens junction
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