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Term:
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.

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

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