OBO ID: GO:0097197
Term Name: tetraspanin-enriched microdomain Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • membrane tetraspanin-enriched microdomain
  • TEM
Definition: A pre-organized unit composed either of adhesion molecules (mainly integrins and members of the Ig superfamily), signaling receptors and/or enzyme-enriched plasma membrane domains that compartmentalizes cellular processes. Tetraspanin-enriched microdomains might be specially suited for the regulation of avidity of adhesion receptors and the compartmentalization of enzymatic activities. (2)
References:
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component   QuickGO   AmiGO
EXPRESSION No data available
PHENOTYPE No data available