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Term:
glomerular visceral epithelial cell differentiation (GO:0072112)
Annotations: Rat: (20) Mouse: (19) Human: (21) Chinchilla: (18) Bonobo: (19) Dog: (22) Squirrel: (19) Pig: (21)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
glomerular epithelial cell development +   
glomerular epithelial cell fate commitment +  
glomerular parietal epithelial cell differentiation +   
glomerular visceral epithelial cell differentiation +   
The process in which a relatively unspecialized cell acquires specialized features of a glomerular visceral epithelial cell. A glomerular visceral epithelial cell is a specialized epithelial cell that contains 'feet' that interdigitate with the 'feet' of other glomerular epithelial cells.
mesonephric glomerular epithelial cell differentiation +  
metanephric glomerular epithelial cell differentiation +   
nephrocyte differentiation +  

Synonyms
Related Synonyms: podocyte differentiation
Definition Sources: GOC:mtg_kidney_jan10

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