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Extracellular spaceSecretedBasement membraneExtracellular matrix


The basement membrane is a highly specialized extracellular matrix structure undelying the basal surface of cells exhibiting polarity (epithelial, endothelial and mesothelial cells) and surrounding certain cell types such as muscle, adipose and Schwann cells.


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Basement membrane

Gene Ontology


basement membrane [ GO:0005604 ]
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