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cellular component +   
A location, relative to cellular compartments and structures, occupied by a macromolecular machine when it carries out a molecular function. There are two ways in which the gene ontology describes locations of gene products: (1) relative to cellular structures (e.g., cytoplasmic side of plasma membrane) or compartments (e.g., mitochondrion), and (2) the stable macromolecular complexes of which they are parts (e.g., the ribosome).

Exact Synonyms: cell or subcellular entity ;   cellular component
Related Synonyms: subcellular entity
Alternate IDs: GO:0008372
Xrefs: NIF_Subcellular:sao1337158144
Definition Sources: GOC:pdt, NIF_Subcellular:sao1337158144

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