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GO term:phagocytosis
GO id:GO:0006909
Definition:An endocytosis process that results in the engulfment of external particulate material by phagocytes. The particles are initially contained within phagocytic vacuoles (phagosomes), which then fuse with primary lysosomes to effect digestion of the particles.
Number of paths to term: 4

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


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-alocalization
                        is-aestablishment of localization
                                is-atransport
                                        is-asingle-organism transport
                                                is-a2-aminoethylphosphonate transport
                                                is-aacetate ester transport +
                                                is-aalkane transport
                                                is-acalcium ion transport into cytosol +
                                                is-acarbohydrate derivative transport +
                                                is-acarbohydrate transport +
                                                is-acargo loading into vesicle +
                                                is-acellular potassium ion transport +
                                                is-achaperone-mediated protein transport +
                                                is-acofactor transport +
                                                is-acutin transport
                                                is-aDNA import into cell involved in transformation
                                                is-adrug transport +
                                                is-adsRNA transport
                                                is-aendosome to plasma membrane protein transport +
                                                is-aeye pigment precursor transport
                                                is-afatty acid derivative transport +
                                                is-afatty-acyl group transport
                                                is-afluid transport +
                                                is-agas transport +
                                                is-aGolgi to plasma membrane protein transport +
                                                is-ahormone transport +
                                                is-ahydrogen transport +
                                                is-aintermembrane transport +
                                                is-airon coordination entity transport +
                                                is-alactone transport
                                                is-alipid hydroperoxide transport
                                                is-alipid transport +
                                                is-alipoprotein transport
                                                is-amicrotubule-based transport +
                                                is-amonoamine transport +
                                                is-amultivesicular body sorting pathway
                                                is-aneurotransmitter receptor transport to plasma membrane +
                                                is-aneurotransmitter transport +
                                                is-anitric oxide transport
                                                is-anucleobase transport +
                                                is-aone-carbon compound transport +
                                                is-aorganic acid transport +
                                                is-aorganic hydroxy compound transport +
                                                is-aorganic phosphonate transport +
                                                is-aorganophosphate ester transport +
                                                is-aovarian nurse cell to oocyte transport +
                                                is-aphagocytosis [GO:0006909] (181 genes, 292 annotations)
                                                        is-aapoptotic cell clearance +
                                                        part-ofFc-gamma receptor signaling pathway involved in phagocytosis +
                                                        part-ofimmune response-regulating cell surface receptor signaling pathway involved in phagocytosis +
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of phagocytosis +
                                                        part-ofopsonization +
                                                        part-ofphagocytosis, engulfment +
                                                        part-ofphagocytosis, recognition +
                                                        part-ofphagolysosome assembly +
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of phagocytosis +
                                                        regulatesregulation of phagocytosis +
                                                is-apolyamine transport +
                                                is-aprotein import +
                                                is-aprotein transport across periplasmic space +
                                                is-aprotein transport within extracellular region
                                                is-aquaternary ammonium group transport +
                                                is-areceptor internalization +
                                                is-arRNA transport +
                                                is-asecretion +
                                                is-asilicate transport +
                                                is-asingle-organism intercellular transport +
                                                is-asingle-organism intracellular transport +
                                                is-asingle-organism pinocytosis +
                                                is-asnRNA transport +
                                                is-asperm entry
                                                is-asulfur compound transport +
                                                is-atranscytosis +
                                                is-atransepithelial transport +
                                                is-atRNA transport +
                                                is-aubiquitin-dependent endocytosis +
                                                is-avascular transport +
                                                is-avesicle-mediated transport involved in floral organ abscission +
                                                is-avitamin transport +
                                                is-axenobiotic transport +


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-alocalization
                        is-aestablishment of localization
                                is-atransport
                                        is-avesicle-mediated transport
                                                is-aendocytosis
                                                        is-acaveolin-mediated endocytosis +
                                                        is-aendocytosis involved in viral entry into host cell +
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of endocytosis +
                                                        is-aphagocytosis [GO:0006909] (181 genes, 292 annotations)
                                                                is-aapoptotic cell clearance +
                                                                part-ofFc-gamma receptor signaling pathway involved in phagocytosis +
                                                                part-ofimmune response-regulating cell surface receptor signaling pathway involved in phagocytosis +
                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of phagocytosis +
                                                                part-ofopsonization +
                                                                part-ofphagocytosis, engulfment +
                                                                part-ofphagocytosis, recognition +
                                                                part-ofphagolysosome assembly +
                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of phagocytosis +
                                                                regulatesregulation of phagocytosis +
                                                        is-apinocytosis +
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of endocytosis +
                                                        is-areceptor-mediated endocytosis +
                                                        regulatesregulation of endocytosis +
                                                        regulatesregulation of endocytosis by exocyst localization
                                                        is-asperm entry
                                                        is-aubiquitin-dependent endocytosis +
                                                        part-ofvesicle scission involved in endocytosis +


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-alocalization
                        is-asingle-organism localization
                                is-asingle-organism transport
                                        is-a2-aminoethylphosphonate transport
                                        is-aacetate ester transport +
                                        is-aalkane transport
                                        is-acalcium ion transport into cytosol +
                                        is-acarbohydrate derivative transport +
                                        is-acarbohydrate transport +
                                        is-acargo loading into vesicle +
                                        is-acellular potassium ion transport +
                                        is-achaperone-mediated protein transport +
                                        is-acofactor transport +
                                        is-acutin transport
                                        is-aDNA import into cell involved in transformation
                                        is-adrug transport +
                                        is-adsRNA transport
                                        is-aendosome to plasma membrane protein transport +
                                        is-aeye pigment precursor transport
                                        is-afatty acid derivative transport +
                                        is-afatty-acyl group transport
                                        is-afluid transport +
                                        is-agas transport +
                                        is-aGolgi to plasma membrane protein transport +
                                        is-ahormone transport +
                                        is-ahydrogen transport +
                                        is-aintermembrane transport +
                                        is-airon coordination entity transport +
                                        is-alactone transport
                                        is-alipid hydroperoxide transport
                                        is-alipid transport +
                                        is-alipoprotein transport
                                        is-amicrotubule-based transport +
                                        is-amonoamine transport +
                                        is-amultivesicular body sorting pathway
                                        is-aneurotransmitter receptor transport to plasma membrane +
                                        is-aneurotransmitter transport +
                                        is-anitric oxide transport
                                        is-anucleobase transport +
                                        is-aone-carbon compound transport +
                                        is-aorganic acid transport +
                                        is-aorganic hydroxy compound transport +
                                        is-aorganic phosphonate transport +
                                        is-aorganophosphate ester transport +
                                        is-aovarian nurse cell to oocyte transport +
                                        is-aphagocytosis [GO:0006909] (181 genes, 292 annotations)
                                                is-aapoptotic cell clearance +
                                                part-ofFc-gamma receptor signaling pathway involved in phagocytosis +
                                                part-ofimmune response-regulating cell surface receptor signaling pathway involved in phagocytosis +
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of phagocytosis +
                                                part-ofopsonization +
                                                part-ofphagocytosis, engulfment +
                                                part-ofphagocytosis, recognition +
                                                part-ofphagolysosome assembly +
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of phagocytosis +
                                                regulatesregulation of phagocytosis +
                                        is-apolyamine transport +
                                        is-aprotein import +
                                        is-aprotein transport across periplasmic space +
                                        is-aprotein transport within extracellular region
                                        is-aquaternary ammonium group transport +
                                        is-areceptor internalization +
                                        is-arRNA transport +
                                        is-asecretion +
                                        is-asilicate transport +
                                        is-asingle-organism intercellular transport +
                                        is-asingle-organism intracellular transport +
                                        is-asingle-organism pinocytosis +
                                        is-asnRNA transport +
                                        is-asperm entry
                                        is-asulfur compound transport +
                                        is-atranscytosis +
                                        is-atransepithelial transport +
                                        is-atRNA transport +
                                        is-aubiquitin-dependent endocytosis +
                                        is-avascular transport +
                                        is-avesicle-mediated transport involved in floral organ abscission +
                                        is-avitamin transport +
                                        is-axenobiotic transport +


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism localization
                                is-asingle-organism transport
                                        is-a2-aminoethylphosphonate transport
                                        is-aacetate ester transport +
                                        is-aalkane transport
                                        is-acalcium ion transport into cytosol +
                                        is-acarbohydrate derivative transport +
                                        is-acarbohydrate transport +
                                        is-acargo loading into vesicle +
                                        is-acellular potassium ion transport +
                                        is-achaperone-mediated protein transport +
                                        is-acofactor transport +
                                        is-acutin transport
                                        is-aDNA import into cell involved in transformation
                                        is-adrug transport +
                                        is-adsRNA transport
                                        is-aendosome to plasma membrane protein transport +
                                        is-aeye pigment precursor transport
                                        is-afatty acid derivative transport +
                                        is-afatty-acyl group transport
                                        is-afluid transport +
                                        is-agas transport +
                                        is-aGolgi to plasma membrane protein transport +
                                        is-ahormone transport +
                                        is-ahydrogen transport +
                                        is-aintermembrane transport +
                                        is-airon coordination entity transport +
                                        is-alactone transport
                                        is-alipid hydroperoxide transport
                                        is-alipid transport +
                                        is-alipoprotein transport
                                        is-amicrotubule-based transport +
                                        is-amonoamine transport +
                                        is-amultivesicular body sorting pathway
                                        is-aneurotransmitter receptor transport to plasma membrane +
                                        is-aneurotransmitter transport +
                                        is-anitric oxide transport
                                        is-anucleobase transport +
                                        is-aone-carbon compound transport +
                                        is-aorganic acid transport +
                                        is-aorganic hydroxy compound transport +
                                        is-aorganic phosphonate transport +
                                        is-aorganophosphate ester transport +
                                        is-aovarian nurse cell to oocyte transport +
                                        is-aphagocytosis [GO:0006909] (181 genes, 292 annotations)
                                                is-aapoptotic cell clearance +
                                                part-ofFc-gamma receptor signaling pathway involved in phagocytosis +
                                                part-ofimmune response-regulating cell surface receptor signaling pathway involved in phagocytosis +
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of phagocytosis +
                                                part-ofopsonization +
                                                part-ofphagocytosis, engulfment +
                                                part-ofphagocytosis, recognition +
                                                part-ofphagolysosome assembly +
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of phagocytosis +
                                                regulatesregulation of phagocytosis +
                                        is-apolyamine transport +
                                        is-aprotein import +
                                        is-aprotein transport across periplasmic space +
                                        is-aprotein transport within extracellular region
                                        is-aquaternary ammonium group transport +
                                        is-areceptor internalization +
                                        is-arRNA transport +
                                        is-asecretion +
                                        is-asilicate transport +
                                        is-asingle-organism intercellular transport +
                                        is-asingle-organism intracellular transport +
                                        is-asingle-organism pinocytosis +
                                        is-asnRNA transport +
                                        is-asperm entry
                                        is-asulfur compound transport +
                                        is-atranscytosis +
                                        is-atransepithelial transport +
                                        is-atRNA transport +
                                        is-aubiquitin-dependent endocytosis +
                                        is-avascular transport +
                                        is-avesicle-mediated transport involved in floral organ abscission +
                                        is-avitamin transport +
                                        is-axenobiotic transport +


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