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ZIRC
OBO ID: GO:0097537
Term Name: Y-shaped link Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • membrane-microtubule complex
  • Y-link
  • Y-link structure
  • Y-shaped assemblage
  • Y-shaped fiber
  • Y-shaped fibre
  • Y-shaped linker
Definition: A Y-shaped protein complex in the ciliary transition zone that connects the cilium axoneme to the ciliary necklace. Both protein sorting and protein gating occur at this point in the cilium allowing some, but not all proteins to enter the cilium. (2)
References:
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component   QuickGO   AmiGO
EXPRESSION No data available
PHENOTYPE No data available