proteinaceous extracellular matrix

id: GO:0005578
name: proteinaceous extracellular matrix
namespace: cellular_component
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: A layer consisting mainly of proteins (especially collagen) and glycosaminoglycans (mostly as proteoglycans) that forms a sheet underlying or overlying cells such as endothelial and epithelial cells. The proteins are secreted by cells in the vicinity. An example of this component is found in Mus musculus.

Child Functions

GO:0005614interstitial matrix
GO:0033165interphotoreceptor matrix
GO:0033166hyaline layer
GO:0060102collagen and cuticulin-based cuticle extracellular matrix

Parent Functions

GO:0031012extracellular matrix