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Mesh term Podosomes

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Cell Surface Extensions
Endothelial Cells


Actin-rich adhesive structures found at the ventral surface of metazoan ENDOTHELIAL CELLS. When found in cultured cancer cells they are referred to as invadopodia. These are matrix-degrading structures composed of an ACTIN CYTOSKELETON core and an INTEGRINS-containing ring complex.

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jenkins-FCD Prod-486 e3098984f26de787f5ecab75090d0a28e7f4f7c0