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Term:
interphotoreceptor matrix (GO:0033165)
Annotations: Rat: (4) Mouse: (3) Human: (5) Chinchilla: (4) Bonobo: (5) Dog: (3) Squirrel: (5) Pig: (2)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
anchoring collagen complex +   
basement membrane +   
collagen and cuticulin-based cuticle extracellular matrix +  
collagen type XXVI trimer 
collagen type XXVIII trimer 
complex of collagen trimers +   
EMILIN complex  
extracellular matrix of synaptic cleft  
hyaline layer +  
interphotoreceptor matrix +   
A specialized extracellularc matrix that surrounds the photoreceptors of the retina and lies between them and the apical surface of the retinal pigment epithelium. The IPM has been implicated in several important activities required for photoreceptor function and maintenance.
interstitial matrix  
matrilin complex 
multimerin complex 
perisynaptic extracellular matrix +   
synapse-associated extracellular matrix +   
tenascin complex 
transforming growth factor beta complex 

Synonyms
Definition Sources: http://www.glycoforum.gr.jp/science/hyaluronan/HA17/HA17E.html, PMID:1862095, PMID:2194288

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