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OBO ID: GO:0014704
Term Name: intercalated disc Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • intercalated disk
Definition: A complex cell-cell junction at which myofibrils terminate in cardiomyocytes; mediates mechanical and electrochemical integration between individual cardiomyocytes. The intercalated disc contains regions of tight mechanical attachment (fasciae adherentes and desmosomes) and electrical coupling (gap junctions) between adjacent cells.11732910
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Ontology: GO: Cellular Component   QuickGO   AmiGO
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