extracellular matrix

id: GO:0031012
name: extracellular matrix
namespace: cellular_component
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: A structure lying external to one or more cells, which provides structural support for cells or tissues; may be completely external to the cell (as in animals) or be part of the cell (as in plants).

Child Functions

GO:0005578proteinaceous extracellular matrix
GO:0048196middle lamella-containing extracellular matrix

Parent Functions

GO:0044421extracellular region part