Term Information [More information on cell outer membrane]

Accession
GO:0009279
Name
cell outer membrane
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
outer membrane of cell
Definition
A lipid bilayer that forms the outermost membrane of the cell envelope; enriched in polysaccharide and protein; the outer leaflet of the membrane contains specific lipopolysaccharide structures. Source: GOC:md, ISBN:0135712254, GOC:mtg_sensu
Comment
To annotate the plasma (cytoplasmic) membrane, see instead GO:0005886.
History
See term history for GO:0009279 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
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Ancestors of cell outer membrane (GO:0009279)
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cell outer membrane [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cellular_component (GO:0005575)
cell outer membrane [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell (GO:0005623)
cell outer membrane [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell part (GO:0044464)
cell outer membrane [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell periphery (GO:0071944)
cell outer membrane [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) envelope (GO:0031975)
cell outer membrane [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) external encapsulating structure (GO:0030312)
cell outer membrane [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) membrane (GO:0016020)
cell outer membrane [part_of relation] part_of  cell envelope (GO:0030313)
cell outer membrane [is_a relation] is_a  external encapsulating structure part (GO:0044462)
cell outer membrane [is_a relation] is_a  outer membrane (GO:0019867)
Children of cell outer membrane (GO:0009279)
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anchored component of cell outer membrane (GO:0036405) [part_of relation] part_of  cell outer membrane
external side of cell outer membrane (GO:0031240) [part_of relation] part_of  cell outer membrane
extrinsic component of cell outer membrane (GO:0031244) [part_of relation] part_of  cell outer membrane
integral component of cell outer membrane (GO:0045203) [part_of relation] part_of  cell outer membrane
intrinsic component of cell outer membrane (GO:0031230) [part_of relation] part_of  cell outer membrane
mycolate outer membrane (GO:0036407) [is_a relation] is_a  cell outer membrane
periplasmic side of cell outer membrane (GO:0031241) [part_of relation] part_of  cell outer membrane
starch utilization system complex (GO:0044570) [part_of relation] part_of  cell outer membrane
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