The component of the plasma membrane consisting of the gene products that are tethered to the external side of the membrane only by a covalently attached anchor, such as a lipid group embedded in the membrane. Gene products with peptide sequences that are embedded in the membrane are excluded from this grouping. (Gene Ontology, GO_0031362)
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20 proteins localized to the anchored component of external side of plasma membrane cellular component from the COMPARTMENTS Curated Protein Localization Evidence Scores dataset.