Term Information [More information on chorion]

Accession
GO:0042600
Name
chorion
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
None
Definition
A protective, noncellular membrane that surrounds the eggs of various animals including insects and fish. Source: ISBN:0721662544, GOC:jl
Comment
Note that this term does not refer to the extraembryonic membrane surrounding the embryo of amniote vertebrates as this is an anatomical structure and is therefore not covered by GO.
History
See term history for GO:0042600 at QuickGO
Subset
goslim_pir
Community
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Ancestors of chorion (GO:0042600)
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chorion [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cellular_component (GO:0005575)
chorion [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell (GO:0005623)
chorion [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell part (GO:0044464)
chorion [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell periphery (GO:0071944)
chorion [is_a relation] is_a  external encapsulating structure (GO:0030312)
Children of chorion (GO:0042600)
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micropyle (GO:0070825) [part_of relation] part_of  chorion
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