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GO term:endocytosis
Synonym: nonselective vesicle endocytosis
Synonym: plasma membrane invagination
Synonym: vesicle endocytosis
GO id:GO:0006897
Definition:A vesicle-mediated transport process in which cells take up external materials or membrane constituents by the invagination of a small region of the plasma membrane to form a new membrane-bounded vesicle.
Number of paths to term: 1

is-adenotes an 'is-a' relationship
part-ofdenotes a 'part-of' relationship
regulatesdenotes a 'regulates' relationship
positively-regulatesdenotes a 'positively-regulates' relationship
negatively-regulatesdenotes a 'negatively-regulates' relationship


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-alocalization
                        is-aestablishment of localization
                                is-atransport
                                        is-avesicle-mediated transport
                                                part-ofcargo loading into vesicle +
                                                is-acontractile vacuole discharge
                                                is-aearly endosome to late endosome transport +
                                                is-aearly endosome to recycling endosome transport +
                                                is-aendocytic recycling +
                                                is-aendocytosis [GO:0006897] (411 genes, 629 annotations)
                                                        is-aendocytosis involved in viral entry into host cell +
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of endocytosis +
                                                        is-aphagocytosis +
                                                        is-apinocytosis +
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of endocytosis +
                                                        is-areceptor-mediated endocytosis +
                                                        regulatesregulation of endocytosis +
                                                        is-asperm entry
                                                        is-asynaptic vesicle endocytosis +
                                                        is-aubiquitin-dependent endocytosis +
                                                is-aexocytosis +
                                                is-aGolgi vesicle transport +
                                                part-ofmembrane budding +
                                                is-amultivesicular body sorting pathway
                                                is-aplasma membrane to endosome transport
                                                regulatesregulation of vesicle-mediated transport +
                                                is-aretrograde transport, endosome to Golgi +
                                                is-aretrograde transport, endosome to plasma membrane
                                                is-aretrograde transport, plasma membrane to Golgi
                                                part-ofSNARE complex disassembly +
                                                is-asynaptic vesicle transport +
                                                is-atranscytosis +
                                                part-ofvesicle docking +
                                                part-ofvesicle fusion +
                                                part-ofvesicle targeting +
                                                part-ofvesicle uncoating +
                                                is-avesicle-mediated transport involved in floral organ abscission +


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last database update
09/09/2014
MGI 5.19
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