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GO term:microfibril
Synonym: extended fibrils
Synonym: fibrillin
GO id:GO:0001527
Definition:Extracellular matrix components occurring independently or along with elastin. Thought to have force-bearing functions in tendon. In addition to fibrillins, microfibrils may contain other associated proteins.
Number of paths to term: 7

is-adenotes an 'is-a' relationship
part-ofdenotes a 'part-of' relationship
regulatesdenotes a 'regulates' relationship
positively-regulatesdenotes a 'positively-regulates' relationship
negatively-regulatesdenotes a 'negatively-regulates' relationship


Gene_Ontology
        is-acellular_component
                is-aextracellular matrix
                        part-ofextracellular matrix part
                                is-afibril
                                        is-amicrofibril [GO:0001527] (10 genes, 11 annotations)


Gene_Ontology
        is-acellular_component
                is-aextracellular matrix
                        is-aproteinaceous extracellular matrix
                                part-offibril
                                        is-amicrofibril [GO:0001527] (10 genes, 11 annotations)


Gene_Ontology
        is-acellular_component
                is-aextracellular matrix part
                        is-afibril
                                is-amicrofibril [GO:0001527] (10 genes, 11 annotations)


Gene_Ontology
        is-acellular_component
                is-aextracellular region
                        part-ofextracellular region part
                                is-afibril
                                        is-amicrofibril [GO:0001527] (10 genes, 11 annotations)


Gene_Ontology
        is-acellular_component
                is-aextracellular region
                        part-ofextracellular region part
                                is-aproteinaceous extracellular matrix
                                        part-offibril
                                                is-amicrofibril [GO:0001527] (10 genes, 11 annotations)


Gene_Ontology
        is-acellular_component
                is-aextracellular region part
                        is-afibril
                                is-amicrofibril [GO:0001527] (10 genes, 11 annotations)


Gene_Ontology
        is-acellular_component
                is-aextracellular region part
                        is-aproteinaceous extracellular matrix
                                part-offibril
                                        is-amicrofibril [GO:0001527] (10 genes, 11 annotations)


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last database update
10/08/2014
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