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Purkinje myocyte differentiation (GO:0003168)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
atrioventricular bundle cell differentiation  
His-Purkinje system cell development 
His-Purkinje system cell fate commitment 
Purkinje myocyte differentiation  
The process in which a relatively unspecialized cell acquires the specialized structural and/or functional features of a Purkinje myocyte (also known as cardiac Purkinje fiber cell). These cells are specialized cardiomyocytes that receive signals from the bundle of His and innervate the ventricular cardiac muscle.

Exact Synonyms: cardiac Purkinje fiber cell differentiation
Definition Sources: GOC:mtg_cardiac_conduct_nov11, GOC:mtg_heart

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