Term Information [More information on blood microparticle]

Accession
GO:0072562
Name
blood microparticle
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
cell membrane microparticle
Definition
A phospholipid microvesicle that is derived from any of several cell types, such as platelets, blood cells, endothelial cells, or others, and contains membrane receptors as well as other proteins characteristic of the parental cell. Microparticles are heterogeneous in size, and are characterized as microvesicles free of nucleic acids. Source: PMID:16373184, GOC:mah, GOC:BHF
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0072562 at QuickGO
Subset
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Ancestors of blood microparticle (GO:0072562)
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blood microparticle [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cellular_component (GO:0005575)
blood microparticle [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) extracellular region (GO:0005576)
blood microparticle [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) extracellular region part (GO:0044421)
blood microparticle [part_of relation] part_of  extracellular space (GO:0005615)
Children of blood microparticle (GO:0072562)
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endothelial microparticle (GO:0072563) [is_a relation] is_a  blood microparticle
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