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Term Information

Accession
GO:0002081
Name
outer acrosomal membrane
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
None
Alternate IDs
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Definition
The acrosomal membrane region that underlies the plasma membrane of the sperm. This membrane fuses with the sperm plasma membrane as part of the acrosome reaction. Source: GOC:dph, PMID:8936405
Comment
Note that this term is not a descendant of 'organelle outer membrane ; GO:0031968' because the outer acrosomal membrane is a portion of the acrosomal membrane; the latter is a single lipid bilayer.
History
See term history for GO:0002081 at QuickGO
Subset
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outer acrosomal membrane [is_a relation] is_a  membrane (GO:0016020)
outer acrosomal membrane [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  acrosomal membrane (GO:0002080)

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