Term Information [More information on focal adhesion]

Accession
GO:0005925
Name
focal adhesion
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
alt. id: GO:0008357
focal contact, adhesion plaque, hemi-adherens junction
Definition
Small region on the surface of a cell that anchors the cell to the extracellular matrix and that forms a point of termination of actin filaments. Source: ISBN:0815316208, ISBN:0124325653
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0005925 at QuickGO
Subset
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Ancestors of focal adhesion (GO:0005925)
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focal adhesion [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular_component (GO:0005575)
focal adhesion [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cell junction (GO:0030054)
focal adhesion [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) anchoring junction (GO:0070161)
focal adhesion [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) adherens junction (GO:0005912)
focal adhesion [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cell-substrate junction (GO:0030055)
focal adhesion [is_a relation] is_a  cell-substrate adherens junction (GO:0005924)

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