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ZIRC
OBO ID: GO:0030057
Term Name: desmosome Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • macula adherens
  • spot desmosome
Definition: A cell-cell junction in which: on the cytoplasmic surface of each interacting plasma membrane is a dense plaque composed of a mixture of intracellular anchor proteins; a bundle of keratin intermediate filaments is attached to the surface of each plaque; transmembrane adhesion proteins of the cadherin family bind to the plaques and interact through their extracellular domains to hold the adjacent membranes together by a Ca2+-dependent mechanism. 0815332181
References:
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component   QuickGO   AmiGO
EXPRESSION No data available
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