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Descriptor English:   Extracellular Matrix 
Descriptor Spanish:   Matriz Extracelular 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Matriz Extracelular 
Synonyms English:   Extracellular Matrices
Matrices, Extracellular
Matrix, Extracellular  
Tree Number:   A11.284.295.310
Definition English:   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. 
History Note English:   84 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
CH chemistry CL classification
DE drug effects EN enzymology
GE genetics IM immunology
ME metabolism MI microbiology
PS parasitology PA pathology
PH physiology RE radiation effects
TR transplantation UL ultrastructure
VI virology  
Record Number:   5208 
Unique Identifier:   D005109 

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