Term Information

Accession
GO:0009279
Name
cell outer membrane
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
outer membrane of cell
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A lipid bilayer that forms the outermost membrane of the cell envelope; enriched in polysaccharide and protein; the outer leaflet of the membrane contains specific lipopolysaccharide structures. Source: GOC:mtg_sensu, GOC:md, ISBN:0135712254
Comment
To annotate the plasma (cytoplasmic) membrane, see instead GO:0005886.
History
See term history for GO:0009279 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of cell outer membrane (GO:0009279)
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cell outer membrane [is_a relation] is_a  outer membrane (GO:0019867)
cell outer membrane [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  cell envelope (GO:0030313)
cell outer membrane [is_a relation] is_a  external encapsulating structure part (GO:0044462)
Children of cell outer membrane (GO:0009279)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
extrinsic component of cell outer membrane (GO:0031244) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  cell outer membrane
periplasmic side of cell outer membrane (GO:0031241) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  cell outer membrane
mycolate outer membrane (GO:0036407) [is_a relation] is_a  cell outer membrane
starch utilization system complex (GO:0044570) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  cell outer membrane
intrinsic component of cell outer membrane (GO:0031230) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  cell outer membrane
external side of cell outer membrane (GO:0031240) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  cell outer membrane
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