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Concept Unique Identifier (CUI): C0175996

NCI Thesaurus Code: C43596  (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Semantic Type: Cell Component

NCIt Definition: The organized colloidal complex of organic and inorganic substances (as proteins and water) that constitutes the living nucleus, cytoplasm, plastids, and mitochondria of the cell. It is composed mainly of nucleic acids, proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, and inorganic salts.

GO Definition: The living contents of a cell; the matter contained within (but not including) the plasma membrane, usually taken to exclude large vacuoles and masses of secretory or ingested material. In eukaryotes it includes the nucleus and cytoplasm. [ISBN:0198506732]

FMA Definition: Cell component which has as its direct parts a maximally connected part of cytoplasm and one or more cell nuclei. Examples: protoplasm of hepatocyte, protoplasm of megakaryocyte.

UWDA Definition: Cell substance which consists of the cytoplasm and cell nucleus; surrounded by the plasma membrane. Examples: muscle cell protoplasm, protoplasm of neuron.

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
internal to cell

External Source Codes: 
NCI Thesaurus Code C43596 (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Other Properties: Property Definitions
Name Value Source
AUTHORITY Oxford English Dictionary 1993:p2391 FMA
DID 0592-6172 CSP
GO_NAMESPACE cellular_component GO
GO_SUBSET goslim_chembl GO
GO_SUBSET goslim_generic GO
GO_SUBSET goslim_pir GO
GO_SUBSET goslim_plant GO
GO_SUBSET gosubset_prok GO
GXR Wikipedia:Intracellular GO
SOS The essential material of all plant and animal cells. AOD
TH NLM (1998) MSH
UWT Body Substance UWDA

Additional Concept Data:  (none)

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