Term Information [More information on apoplast]

Accession
GO:0048046
Name
apoplast
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
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Definition
The cell membranes and intracellular regions in a plant are connected through plasmodesmata, and plants may be described as having two major compartments: the living symplast and the non-living apoplast. The apoplast is external to the plasma membrane and includes cell walls, intercellular spaces and the lumen of dead structures such as xylem vessels. Water and solutes pass freely through it. Source: GOC:jid
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History
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Ancestors of apoplast (GO:0048046)
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apoplast [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular_component (GO:0005575)
apoplast [is_a relation] is_a  extracellular region (GO:0005576)

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Apoplast