Skip Header

You are using a version of browser that may not display all the features of this website. Please consider upgrading your browser.


MembraneEndomembrane systemCell envelopeCell membraneApical cell membrane


The fraction of the cell membrane at the apical end of the cell, which faces the outside world or the lumen of the cavity.


Apical plasma membrane


› Cellular component


apical plasma membrane [ GO:0016324 ]
UniProt is an ELIXIR core data resource
Main funding by: National Institutes of Health

We'd like to inform you that we have updated our Privacy Notice to comply with Europe’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that applies since 25 May 2018.

Do not show this banner again