- Term Label: intrinsic component of membrane
- Term Accession: 0031224
- Term IRI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0031224
- Definition: The component of a membrane consisting of the gene products having some covalently attached portion, for example part of a peptide sequence or some other covalently attached group such as a GPI anchor, which spans or is embedded in one or both leaflets of the membrane.
intrinsic to membrane
comment: Note that proteins intrinsic to membranes cannot be removed without disrupting the membrane, e.g. by detergent.