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ONTOLOGY REPORT - ANNOTATIONS


Term:cytoskeleton
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Definition:Any of the various filamentous elements that form the internal framework of cells, and typically remain after treatment of the cells with mild detergent to remove membrane constituents and soluble components of the cytoplasm. The term embraces intermediate filaments, microfilaments, microtubules, the microtrabecular lattice, and other structures characterized by a polymeric filamentous nature and long-range order within the cell. The various elements of the cytoskeleton not only serve in the maintenance of cellular shape but also have roles in other cellular functions, including cellular movement, cell division, endocytosis, and movement of organelles.
Synonyms:xref: MIPS_funcat:70.04;   Wikipedia:Cytoskeleton


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  cellular_component 23109
    intracellular 13698
      intracellular organelle 11965
        intracellular non-membrane-bounded organelle 4192
          cytoskeleton 2115
            actin cytoskeleton + 496
            axoneme + 122
            bilobe structure 0
            ciliary rootlet 14
            conoid 0
            contractile vacuole pore 0
            cortical cytoskeleton + 119
            deep fiber 0
            goblet cell theca 0
            intermediate filament cytoskeleton + 164
            investment cone 0
            median body 0
            microtubule bundle + 6
            microtubule cytoskeleton + 1169
            perinuclear theca + 1
            polymeric cytoskeletal fiber + 683
            postsynaptic cytoskeleton + 19
            presynaptic cytoskeleton + 10
            septin cap + 0
            septin collar + 1
            septin cytoskeleton + 15
            septin filament array + 1
            septin ring + 13
            spectrin-associated cytoskeleton + 7
            spindle matrix 1
            split septin rings + 0
            subpellicular network 0
            tripartite attachment complex 0
            tubulin complex 3
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  cellular_component 23109
    cellular anatomical entity 18608
      organelle 12324
        non-membrane-bounded organelle 4211
          intracellular non-membrane-bounded organelle 4192
            cytoskeleton 2115
              actin cytoskeleton + 496
              axoneme + 122
              bilobe structure 0
              ciliary rootlet 14
              conoid 0
              contractile vacuole pore 0
              cortical cytoskeleton + 119
              deep fiber 0
              goblet cell theca 0
              intermediate filament cytoskeleton + 164
              investment cone 0
              median body 0
              microtubule bundle + 6
              microtubule cytoskeleton + 1169
              perinuclear theca + 1
              polymeric cytoskeletal fiber + 683
              postsynaptic cytoskeleton + 19
              presynaptic cytoskeleton + 10
              septin cap + 0
              septin collar + 1
              septin cytoskeleton + 15
              septin filament array + 1
              septin ring + 13
              spectrin-associated cytoskeleton + 7
              spindle matrix 1
              split septin rings + 0
              subpellicular network 0
              tripartite attachment complex 0
              tubulin complex 3
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