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Term:desmosome maintenance
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Definition:The maintenance of a desmosome. A desmosome is a patch-like intercellular junctions found in vertebrate tissues, consisting of parallel zones of two cell membranes, separated by an interspace of 25-35 nm, and having dense fibrillar plaques in the subjacent cytoplasm.
Comment:Desmosomes link two cells together; hemidesmosomes attach one cell to the extracellular matrix.

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  biological_process 12793
    cellular process 11914
      cellular component organization or biogenesis 5062
        cellular component organization 4977
          cell junction organization 701
            cell-cell junction organization 169
              desmosome organization 10
                desmosome maintenance 0
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