OBO ID: GO:0097423
Term Name: mitochondrion-associated adherens complex Search Ontology:
  • mitochondrial adhaerens complex
Definition: An organelle arrangement comprised of the following elements: a mitochondrion positioned near the presynaptic membrane; an electron-dense mitochondrial plaque adjacent to the outer mitochondrial membrane that faces the presynaptic membrane; filament-like elements appearing to link the mitochondrial plaque to a cell-cell junction region (sometimes termed punctum adherens); tubular or vesicular-appearing membrane (also called vesicular chain) interposed among the filaments. Mitochondrion-associated adherens complexes were initially described in the dorsal horn of the spinal cord. They are found in calyces and other large terminals of the auditory brainstem, and in a variety of mammalian species including humans. 20089910
  • NIF_Subcellular:sao1933817066
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component   QuickGO   AmiGO
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