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Term:
collagen-containing extracellular matrix (GO:0062023)
Annotations: Rat: (250) Mouse: (403) Human: (464) Chinchilla: (183) Bonobo: (203) Dog: (252) Squirrel: (196) Pig: (262)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
adhesive extracellular matrix 
biofilm matrix +  
chitin-based extracellular matrix 
collagen-containing extracellular matrix +   
An extracellular matrix consisting mainly of proteins (especially collagen) and glycosaminoglycans (mostly as proteoglycans) that provides not only essential physical scaffolding for the cellular constituents but can also initiate crucial biochemical and biomechanical cues required for tissue morphogenesis, differentiation and homeostasis. The components are secreted by cells in the vicinity and form a sheet underlying or overlying cells such as endothelial and epithelial cells.
egg coat +   
elastic fiber  
fibronectin fibril 
microfibril  
middle lamella 
organomineral extracellular matrix 
pollen coat 
thrombospondin complex 
Ubisch body 

Synonyms
Only In Taxon: NCBITaxon:33208 ! Metazoa
Definition Sources: GOC:BHF, GOC:rph, PMID:21123617

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