OBO ID: GO:0060102
Term Name: collagen and cuticulin-based cuticle extracellular matrix Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • collagen and cuticulin-based exoskeleton extracellular matrix
Definition: A collagen and cuticulin-based noncellular, multilayered structure that is synthesized by an underlying ectodermal (hypodermal) cell layer. The cuticle serves essential functions in body morphology, locomotion, and environmental protection. An example of this component is found in Caenorhabditis elegans.
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Ontology: GO: Cellular Component   QuickGO   AmiGO
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PHENOTYPE No data available