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Accession
GO:0020007
Name
apical complex
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
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Alternate IDs
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Definition
A group of cytoskeletal structures and associated membrane-bounded organelles found at the anterior end of adult obligate intracellular protozoan parasites in the phylum Apicomplexa. The apical complex is involved in attachment to and penetration of the host cell, and in parasite proliferation. Source: GOC:giardia, GOC:mb, PMID:16518471
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History
See term history for GO:0020007 at QuickGO
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Parents of apical complex (GO:0020007)
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apical complex [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  apical part of cell (GO:0045177)
apical complex [is_a relation] is_a  cellular anatomical entity (GO:0110165)
Children of apical complex (GO:0020007)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
subpellicular microtubule (GO:0020025) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  apical complex
mononeme (GO:0070074) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  apical complex
conoid (GO:0020010) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  apical complex
microneme (GO:0020009) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  apical complex
intraconoid microtubule (GO:0033289) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  apical complex
polar ring of apical complex (GO:0020031) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  apical complex
basal ring of apical complex (GO:0020032) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  apical complex
rhoptry (GO:0020008) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  apical complex
exoneme (GO:0044311) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  apical complex
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