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Term:
asymmetric cell division (GO:0008356)
Annotations: Rat: (21) Mouse: (21) Human: (20) Chinchilla: (20) Bonobo: (20) Dog: (12) Squirrel: (1) Pig: (14)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
cell division +     
anticlinal cell division 
asymmetric cell division +   
The asymmetric division of cells to produce two daughter cells with different developmental potentials. It is of fundamental significance for the generation of cell diversity.
cell budding +  
cytokinesis +   
embryonic cleavage  
epidermal cell division +   
forebrain ventricular zone progenitor cell division +   
glioblast division +  
growth plate cartilage chondrocyte division +  
myoblast division 
negative regulation of cell division +   
periclinal cell division 
positive regulation of cell division +   
radial glial cell division in pallium 
regulation of cell division +   
schizogony 
septum digestion after cytokinesis +  
spermatocyte division  
spermatogonial cell division  
stem cell division +   
symmetric cell division +   
syncytial embryo cellularization 

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: asymmetrical cell division
Related Synonyms: asymmetric cytokinesis ;   asymmetrical cytokinesis
Xrefs: Wikipedia:Asymmetric_cell_division
Definition Sources: PMID:11672519

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