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Term:milk ejection reflex
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Accession:GO:0060156 term browser browse the term
Definition:A reflex that occurs in response to suckling, beginning with a nerve impulse from a receptor in the mammary gland and ending with the ejection of milk from the gland. Signaling never reaches a level of consciousness.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: milk ejection
 only_in_taxon: NCBITaxon:40674 ! Mammalia

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Symbol Object Name Qualifiers Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Gja1 gap junction protein, alpha 1 acts_upstream_of_or_within ISO MGI:2682016 (MGI:4452310|PMID:20089884) RGD PMID:20089884 MGI:4452310 NCBI chr20:35,756,007...35,768,481
Ensembl chr20:35,755,991...35,768,582
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  biological_process 18737
    multicellular organismal process 8865
      secretion by tissue 59
        milk ejection reflex 1
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  biological_process 18737
    localization 5475
      establishment of localization 4825
        transport 4663
          secretion 1176
            body fluid secretion 156
              lactation 92
                milk ejection reflex 1
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