Extracellular Matrix

"Extracellular Matrix" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A meshwork-like substance found within the extracellular space and in association with the basement membrane of the cell surface. It promotes cellular proliferation and provides a supporting structure to which cells or cell lysates in culture dishes adhere.

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Extracellular Matrix" by people in this website by year, and whether "Extracellular Matrix" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 178 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 13 publications in 2009 and 2011 and 2014
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