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Term:
epithelial to mesenchymal transition (GO:0001837)
Annotations: Rat: (158) Mouse: (160) Human: (166) Chinchilla: (149) Bonobo: (154) Dog: (157) Squirrel: (153) Pig: (156)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
cardiac endothelial to mesenchymal transition +   
epithelial to mesenchymal transition +   
A transition where an epithelial cell loses apical/basolateral polarity, severs intercellular adhesive junctions, degrades basement membrane components and becomes a migratory mesenchymal cell.
mesenchymal cell development +   
mesenchymal cell differentiation involved in bone development  
mesenchymal cell differentiation involved in lung development  
mesenchymal cell differentiation involved in mammary gland development 
mesenchymal cell differentiation involved in renal system development +   
mesenchymal cell differentiation involved in salivary gland development 
mesenchymal cell fate commitment  
neural crest cell differentiation +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: EMT ;   epithelial-mesenchymal transition ;   mesenchymal cell differentiation from epithelial cell
Definition Sources: GOC:dph, PMID:14701881

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