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Term:
positive regulation of pinocytosis (GO:0048549)
Annotations: Rat: (8) Mouse: (8) Human: (8) Chinchilla: (8) Bonobo: (8) Dog: (8) Squirrel: (8) Pig: (9)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
macropinocytosis +   
micropinocytosis +  
negative regulation of pinocytosis +   
positive regulation of caveolin-mediated endocytosis  
positive regulation of phagocytosis, engulfment +   
positive regulation of pinocytosis +   
Any process that activates, maintains or increases the rate of pinocytosis. Pinocytosis is the process in which cells take in liquid material from their external environment; literally 'cell drinking'. Liquid is enclosed in vesicles, formed by invagination of the plasma membrane. These vesicles then move into the cell and pass their contents to endosomes.
positive regulation of receptor-mediated endocytosis +   
positive regulation of synaptic vesicle endocytosis  
positive regulation of ubiquitin-dependent endocytosis  
regulation of macropinocytosis +   
regulation of pinocytosis +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: up regulation of pinocytosis ;   upregulation of pinocytosis
Narrow Synonyms: activation of pinocytosis ;   stimulation of pinocytosis
Definition Sources: GOC:go_curators

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