name: Y-shaped link
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def: "A Y-shaped protein complex in the ciliary transition zone that connects the cilium axoneme to the ciliary necklace. Both protein sorting and protein gating occur at this point in the cilium allowing some, but not all proteins to enter the cilium." [GOC:cilia, PMID:22653444, PMID:4554367]
synonym: "membrane-microtubule complex" RELATED 
synonym: "Y-link" RELATED 
synonym: "Y-link structure" RELATED 
synonym: "Y-shaped assemblage" RELATED 
synonym: "Y-shaped fiber" RELATED 
synonym: "Y-shaped fibre" RELATED 
synonym: "Y-shaped linker" RELATED 
is_a: GO:0032991 ! protein-containing complex
relationship: part_of: GO:0035869 ! ciliary transition zone
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