Term Information [More information on slit diaphragm]

Accession
GO:0036057
Name
slit diaphragm
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
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Definition
A specialized cell-cell junction found between the interdigitating foot processes of the glomerular epithelium (the podocytes) in the vertebrate kidney, which is adapted for facilitating glomerular filtration. Source: PMID:15994232, GOC:rph, PMID:18971929, GOC:mtg_kidney_jan10, PMID:19478094, PMID:12386277
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History
See term history for GO:0036057 at QuickGO
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Ancestors of slit diaphragm (GO:0036057)
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slit diaphragm [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular_component (GO:0005575)
slit diaphragm [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cell junction (GO:0030054)
slit diaphragm [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cell-cell junction (GO:0005911)
slit diaphragm [is_a relation] is_a  filtration diaphragm (GO:0036056)

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