Term Information [More information on exosporium]

Accession
GO:0043592
Name
exosporium
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
epispore, exospore, perispore
Definition
The outermost layer of a bacterial endospore, which is loosely attached and located outside of the endospore coat. It is generally composed of protein, carbohydrate, and perhaps lipid. Source: GOC:mlg
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0043592 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
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Ancestors of exosporium (GO:0043592)
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exosporium [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cellular_component (GO:0005575)
exosporium [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell (GO:0005623)
exosporium [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell part (GO:0044464)
exosporium [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell periphery (GO:0071944)
exosporium [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) external encapsulating structure (GO:0030312)
exosporium [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell wall (GO:0005618)
exosporium [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) external encapsulating structure part (GO:0044462)
exosporium [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) spore wall (GO:0031160)
exosporium [is_a relation] is_a  cell wall part (GO:0044426)
exosporium [part_of relation] part_of  endospore external encapsulating structure (GO:0043591)

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