Term Information [More information on fascia adherens]

Accession
GO:0005916
Name
fascia adherens
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
None
Definition
A cell-cell adherens junction that contains the transmembrane protein N-cadherin, which interacts with identical molecules from neighboring cells to form a tight mechanical intercellular link; forms a large portion of the intercalated disc, the structure at which myofibrils terminate in cardiomyocytes. Source: GOC:mtg_muscle, PMID:11732910
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History
See term history for GO:0005916 at QuickGO
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Ancestors of fascia adherens (GO:0005916)
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fascia adherens [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cellular_component (GO:0005575)
fascia adherens [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell junction (GO:0030054)
fascia adherens [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) anchoring junction (GO:0070161)
fascia adherens [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell-cell junction (GO:0005911)
fascia adherens [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) adherens junction (GO:0005912)
fascia adherens [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell-cell contact zone (GO:0044291)
fascia adherens [is_a relation] is_a  cell-cell adherens junction (GO:0005913)
fascia adherens [part_of relation] part_of  intercalated disc (GO:0014704)

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