Term Information [More information on external encapsulating structure]

Accession
GO:0030312
Name
external encapsulating structure
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
None
Definition
A structure that lies outside the plasma membrane and surrounds the entire cell. This does not include the periplasmic space. Source: GOC:go_curators
Comment
The outer membrane (of gram negative bacteria) or cell wall (of yeast or Gram positive bacteria) are defined as parts of this structure, see 'external encapsulating structure part'.
History
See term history for GO:0030312 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
goslim_plant
goslim_generic
goslim_pir
goslim_chembl
Community
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Ancestors of external encapsulating structure (GO:0030312)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
external encapsulating structure [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cellular_component (GO:0005575)
external encapsulating structure [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell (GO:0005623)
external encapsulating structure [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell part (GO:0044464)
external encapsulating structure [part_of relation] part_of  cell periphery (GO:0071944)
Children of external encapsulating structure (GO:0030312)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
cell wall (GO:0005618) [is_a relation] is_a  external encapsulating structure
chorion (GO:0042600) [is_a relation] is_a  external encapsulating structure
egg coat (GO:0035805) [is_a relation] is_a  external encapsulating structure
external encapsulating structure part (GO:0044462) [part_of relation] part_of  external encapsulating structure
glycocalyx (GO:0030112) [is_a relation] is_a  external encapsulating structure
S-layer (GO:0030115) [is_a relation] is_a  external encapsulating structure
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