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GO term:intercalated disc
Synonym: intercalated disk
GO id:GO:0014704
Definition:A complex cell-cell junction at which myofibrils terminate in cardiomyocytes; mediates mechanical and electrochemical integration between individual cardiomyocytes. The intercalated disc contains regions of tight mechanical attachment (fasciae adherentes and desmosomes) and electrical coupling (gap junctions) between adjacent cells.
Number of paths to term: 1

is-adenotes an 'is-a' relationship
part-ofdenotes a 'part-of' relationship
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Gene_Ontology
        is-acellular_component
                is-acell junction
                        is-acell-cell junction
                                is-acell-cell contact zone
                                        is-aintercalated disc [GO:0014704] (48 genes, 69 annotations)
                                                part-offascia adherens
                                        is-apeg and socket contact


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last database update
07/15/2014
MGI 5.18
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