Term Information [More information on bleb]

Accession
GO:0032059
Name
bleb
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
plasma membrane bleb
Definition
A cell extension caused by localized decoupling of the cytoskeleton from the plasma membrane and characterized by rapid formation, rounded shape, and scarcity of organelles within the protrusion. Blebs are formed during apoptosis and other cellular processes, including cell locomotion, cell division, and as a result of physical or chemical stresses. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bleb_(cell_biology), PMID:16624291, GOC:mtg_apoptosis, PMID:12083798
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0032059 at QuickGO
Subset
goslim_pir
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Ancestors of bleb (GO:0032059)
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bleb [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cellular_component (GO:0005575)
bleb [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell (GO:0005623)
bleb [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cell part (GO:0044464)
bleb [is_a relation] is_a  cell projection (GO:0042995)

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