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Term:mating plug formation
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Accession:GO:0042628 term browser browse the term
Definition:The deposition of a plug of sperm or other gelatinous material into the opening of the vulva by a male at the termination of copulation. Probably acts to prevent subsequent matings by other males.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: copulatory plug biosynthesis;   copulatory plug deposition;   copulatory plug formation;   mating plug deposition

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Symbol Object Name Qualifiers Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Semg1 semenogelin 1 involved_in IEA GO_REF:0000043 UniProt GO_REF:0000043 NCBI chr 3:152,910,033...152,912,882
Ensembl chr 3:152,910,034...152,912,882
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G Serpine2 serpin family E member 2 involved_in
MGI:2387774 (MGI:1932011|PMID:11248026)
PMID:11248026 GO_REF:0000107 MGI:1932011 NCBI chr 9:81,124,746...81,188,866
Ensembl chr 9:81,124,804...81,188,826
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G Tgm4 transglutaminase 4 acts_upstream_of_or_within ISO MGI:4362984 (MGI:5476611|PMID:23341775) RGD PMID:23341775 MGI:5476611 NCBI chr 8:122,689,429...122,726,463
Ensembl chr 8:122,689,429...122,726,463
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  biological_process 19527
    reproductive process 1809
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  biological_process 19527
    multicellular organismal process 9158
      multicellular organism reproduction 1152
        reproductive behavior 67
          mating behavior 50
            copulation 24
              insemination 13
                mating plug formation 3
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