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Term:outer acrosomal membrane
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Accession:GO:0002081 term browser browse the term
Definition:The acrosomal membrane region that underlies the plasma membrane of the sperm. This membrane fuses with the sperm plasma membrane as part of the acrosome reaction.
Comment:Note that this term is not a descendant of 'organelle outer membrane ; GO:0031968' because the outer acrosomal membrane is a portion of the acrosomal membrane; the latter is a single lipid bilayer.

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G C4BPA complement component 4 binding protein alpha ISO (MGI:MGI:4942258|PMID:11417900) UniProtKB PMID:11417900 MGI:MGI:4942258 NCBI chr 7:6,239,036...6,268,934
Ensembl chr 7:6,241,102...6,268,910
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G EQTN equatorin ISO (MGI:MGI:4397498|PMID:19605790), (MGI:MGI:5293451|PMID:20032212) MGI PMID:19605790, PMID:20032212 MGI:MGI:4397498, MGI:MGI:5293451 NCBI chr11:45,417,579...45,431,255 JBrowse link
G FAM170B family with sequence similarity 170 member B ISO (MGI:MGI:5705205|PMID:26179146) UniProtKB PMID:26179146 MGI:MGI:5705205 NCBI chr28:1,046,362...1,059,992 JBrowse link
G IFT88 intraflagellar transport 88 ISO PMID:21337470 MGI PMID:21337470 RGD:8655529 NCBI chr25:17,414,965...17,551,405
Ensembl chr25:17,414,965...17,551,266
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G TRIP11 thyroid hormone receptor interactor 11 ISO PMID:21337470 MGI PMID:21337470 RGD:8655529 NCBI chr 8:1,244,104...1,314,251
Ensembl chr 8:1,247,155...1,354,720
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  cellular_component 16528
    cellular anatomical entity 16432
      membrane 8253
        outer acrosomal membrane 5
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  cellular_component 16528
    cellular anatomical entity 16432
      organelle 11575
        membrane-bounded organelle 10144
          vesicle 1840
            intracellular vesicle 1686
              cytoplasmic vesicle 1680
                secretory vesicle 610
                  secretory granule 363
                    acrosomal vesicle 122
                      acrosomal membrane 29
                        outer acrosomal membrane 5
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