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GENE - TERM ANNOTATION REPORT

RGD ID: 1551147
Species: Mus musculus
RGD Object: Gene
Symbol: Lama5
Name: laminin, alpha 5
Acc ID: GO:0009887
Term: animal organ morphogenesis
Definition: Morphogenesis of an animal organ. An organ is defined as a tissue or set of tissues that work together to perform a specific function or functions. Morphogenesis is the process in which anatomical structures are generated and organized. Organs are commonly observed as visibly distinct structures, but may also exist as loosely associated clusters of cells that work together to perform a specific function or functions.
Definition Source(s): GOC:dgh, GOC:go_curators, ISBN:0471245208, ISBN:0721662544
Note: Use of the qualifier "multiple interactions" designates that the annotated interaction is comprised of a complex set of reactions and/or regulatory events, possibly involving additional chemicals and/or gene products.
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