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Category:GO:0014704 ! intercalated disc

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DAG for GO:0014704id: GO:0014704

name: intercalated disc
namespace: cellular_component
def: "A complex cell-cell junction at which myofibrils terminate in cardiomyocytes; mediates mechanical and electrochemical integration between individual cardiomyocytes. The intercalated disc contains regions of tight mechanical attachment (fasciae adherentes and desmosomes) and electrical coupling (gap junctions) between adjacent cells." [GOC:mtg_muscle, PMID:11732910]
synonym: "intercalated disk" EXACT []
xref: Wikipedia:Intercalated_disc
is_a: GO:0044291 ! cell-cell contact zone

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