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Extracellular Matrix

A meshwork-like substance found within the extracellular space and in association with the basement membrane of the cell surface. It promotes cellular proliferation and provides a supporting structure to which cells or cell lysates in culture dishes adhere.

Year introduced: 1984

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Tree Number(s): A11.284.295.310

MeSH Unique ID: D005109

Entry Terms:

  • Matrix, Extracellular
  • Extracellular Matrices
  • Matrices, Extracellular

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