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Term Information

Accession
GO:0005903
Name
brush border
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
None
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The dense covering of microvilli on the apical surface of a epithelial cells in tissues such as the intestine, kidney, and choroid plexus; the microvilli aid absorption by increasing the surface area of the cell. Source: ISBN:0815316194, GOC:sl
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0005903 at QuickGO
Subset
goslim_pir
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Parents of brush border (GO:0005903)
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brush border [is_a relation] is_a  cluster of actin-based cell projections (GO:0098862)
brush border [BFO:0000051 relation] BFO:0000051  microvillus (GO:0005902)
Children of brush border (GO:0005903)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
brush border membrane (GO:0031526) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  brush border
Wikipedia
Brush_border