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GO Term :

Identifier  GO:0030056 Name  hemidesmosome
Ontology . Name  GO Namespace  cellular_component
Obsolete  false
description  A cell-substrate junction (attachment structure) found in epithelial cells that links intermediate filaments to extracellular matrices via transmembrane complexes. In vertebrates, hemidesmosomes mediate contact between the basal side of epithelial cells and the basal lamina. In C. elegans, hemidesmosomes connect epithelial cells to distinct extracellular matrices on both the apical and basal cell surfaces.
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