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GO:0001669 acrosomal vesicle

Term Information

ID GO:0001669
Name acrosomal vesicle
Ontology Cellular Component
Definition A structure in the head of a spermatozoon that contains acid hydrolases, and is concerned with the breakdown of the outer membrane of the ovum during fertilization. It lies just beneath the plasma membrane and is derived from the lysosome.
GONUTS GO:0001669 Wiki Page

Synonyms

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Type Synonym
exact acrosomal granule
exact acrosome

Taxon Constraints

The use of this term should conform to the following taxon constraints:
Taxon Rule Ancestor GO ID Ancestor GO Term Name Relationship Taxon ID Taxon Reference(s)
GOTAX:0000013 GO:0030141 secretory granule never_in_taxon 4890 Ascomycota
GOTAX:0000057 GO:0005623 cell only_in_taxon 131567 cellular organisms
More information on taxon constraints in GO is available here

Cross-references

Database ID
InterPro IPR012267
InterPro IPR026743
InterPro IPR026787
InterPro IPR029301
UniProtKB-SubCell Acrosome
Wikipedia Acrosome

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Child Terms

This table lists all terms that are direct descendants (child terms) of GO:0001669:
Relationship To GO:0001669 Child Term Child Term Name
Part of GO:0043159 acrosomal matrix
Part of GO:0043160 acrosomal lumen
Part of GO:0002080 acrosomal membrane

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Co-occurring Terms

These tables show the number of times the term listed in the table has been co-annotated with GO:0001669. The terms are listed in descending order of number of times the term has been co-annotated.
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Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0001669 based on the entire annotation set Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0001669 based on non-IEA annotations only

Change Log

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Timestamp Action Category Detail
2014-01-08 Deleted SYNONYM acrosome
2014-01-08 Added SYNONYM acrosome
2013-06-27 Added RELATION is a GO:0097223 (sperm part)
2011-12-16 Added SYNONYM acrosomal granule
2009-04-06 Updated TERM acrosomal vesicle
2009-04-06 Added SYNONYM acrosome
2009-02-05 Added XREF Wikipedia:Acrosome
2008-09-07 Added RELATION is a GO:0030141 (secretory granule)
2008-09-07 Deleted RELATION is a GO:0005764 (lysosome)
2008-05-13 Added DEFINITION A structure in the head of a spermatozoon that contains acid hydrolases, and is concerned with the breakdown of the outer membrane of the ovum during fertilization. It lies just beneath the plasma membrane and is derived from the lysosome.
2008-05-12 Deleted DEFINITION A structure in the head of a spermatozoon that contains acid hydrolases, and is concerned with the breakdown of the outer membrane of the ovum during fertilization. It lies just beneath the plasma membrane and is derived from the lysosome.
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0005764 (lysosome)
2007-02-27 Updated DEFINITION A structure in the head of a spermatozoon that contains acid hydrolases, and is concerned with the breakdown of the outer membrane of the ovum during fertilization. It lies just beneath the plasma membrane and is derived from the lysosome.
2002-11-27 Added DEFINITION A structure in the head of a spermatozoon that contains acid hydrolases, and is concerned with the breakdown of the outer membrane of the ovum during fertilization. It lies just beneath the plama membrane and is derived from the lysosome.
2002-03-01 Added TERM acrosome

Term

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2009-04-06 Updated TERM acrosomal vesicle
2002-03-01 Added TERM acrosome

Definition/synonyms

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2014-01-08 Deleted SYNONYM acrosome
2014-01-08 Added SYNONYM acrosome
2011-12-16 Added SYNONYM acrosomal granule
2009-04-06 Added SYNONYM acrosome
2008-05-13 Added DEFINITION A structure in the head of a spermatozoon that contains acid hydrolases, and is concerned with the breakdown of the outer membrane of the ovum during fertilization. It lies just beneath the plasma membrane and is derived from the lysosome.
2008-05-12 Deleted DEFINITION A structure in the head of a spermatozoon that contains acid hydrolases, and is concerned with the breakdown of the outer membrane of the ovum during fertilization. It lies just beneath the plasma membrane and is derived from the lysosome.
2007-02-27 Updated DEFINITION A structure in the head of a spermatozoon that contains acid hydrolases, and is concerned with the breakdown of the outer membrane of the ovum during fertilization. It lies just beneath the plasma membrane and is derived from the lysosome.
2002-11-27 Added DEFINITION A structure in the head of a spermatozoon that contains acid hydrolases, and is concerned with the breakdown of the outer membrane of the ovum during fertilization. It lies just beneath the plama membrane and is derived from the lysosome.

Relationships

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2013-06-27 Added RELATION is a GO:0097223 (sperm part)
2008-09-07 Added RELATION is a GO:0030141 (secretory granule)
2008-09-07 Deleted RELATION is a GO:0005764 (lysosome)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0005764 (lysosome)

Cross-references

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2009-02-05 Added XREF Wikipedia:Acrosome
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