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establishment of Sertoli cell barrier (GO:0097368)
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establishment of Sertoli cell barrier +   
Establishment of a structure near the basement membrane in adjacent Sertoli cells of the seminiferous epithelium for maintaining spermatogenesis. The structure consists of tight junctions, basal ectoplasmic specializations, and desmosome-like junctions.

Exact Synonyms: establishment of BTB ;   establishment of SCB ;   establishment of blood-testis barrier
Definition Sources: GOC:sl, PMID:19509333, Wikipedia:Blood-testis_barrier

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