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GO term:sex determination
GO id:GO:0007530
Definition:Any process that establishes and transmits the specification of sexual status of an individual organism.
Number of paths to term: 3

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-adevelopmental process
                        is-adevelopmental process involved in reproduction
                                is-aacquisition of desiccation tolerance in seed
                                is-aacrosome assembly
                                is-aactinomycete-type spore formation
                                is-aaggregation involved in sorocarp development +
                                is-aanterior/posterior axis specification, follicular epithelium
                                is-aanther development +
                                is-aanther septum development
                                is-aanther wall tapetum cell differentiation +
                                is-aanther wall tapetum cell fate specification
                                is-aanther wall tapetum development +
                                is-aanther wall tapetum formation +
                                is-aanther wall tapetum morphogenesis +
                                is-aantral ovarian follicle growth +
                                is-aapical cell fate commitment
                                is-aascospore release from ascus +
                                is-aascospore wall assembly
                                is-aascospore-type prospore assembly +
                                is-aascospore-type prospore membrane assembly +
                                is-aasexual spore wall assembly
                                is-acell morphogenesis involved in conjugation with cellular fusion +
                                is-acentrosomal and pronuclear rotation
                                is-achorion-containing eggshell pattern formation
                                is-aconidiophore stalk development +
                                is-acotyledon morphogenesis
                                is-aculmination involved in sorocarp development +
                                is-acumulus cell differentiation +
                                is-adecidualization
                                is-adevelopment of primary sexual characteristics +
                                is-adevelopment of secondary sexual characteristics +
                                is-adichotomous subdivision of prostate epithelial cord terminal unit
                                is-adonor selection +
                                is-adorsal appendage formation
                                is-adorsal/ventral axis specification, ovarian follicular epithelium +
                                is-aectopic germ cell programmed cell death
                                is-aeggshell chorion assembly +
                                is-aeggshell formation +
                                is-aembryo development ending in seed dormancy +
                                is-aembryo sac egg cell differentiation +
                                is-aembryonic meristem development +
                                is-aendosperm development +
                                is-aepithelial cell differentiation involved in prostate gland development +
                                is-aepithelial cell maturation involved in prostate gland development
                                is-aestablishment of floral organ orientation +
                                is-afloral meristem determinacy
                                is-afloral meristem growth +
                                is-afloral organ abscission +
                                is-afloral organ development +
                                is-afloral organ formation +
                                is-afloral organ morphogenesis +
                                is-afloral organ senescence
                                is-afloral whorl development +
                                is-afloral whorl formation
                                is-afloral whorl morphogenesis +
                                is-afloral whorl structural organization
                                is-aflower formation
                                is-aflower morphogenesis +
                                is-aflower structural organization +
                                is-afruit morphogenesis
                                is-afruit replum development
                                is-afruit ripening +
                                is-afruit septum development
                                is-afruit valve development
                                is-agenital disc sexually dimorphic development
                                is-agenitalia morphogenesis +
                                is-agerm cell development +
                                is-agerm-line cyst encapsulation +
                                is-agermarium-derived egg chamber formation +
                                is-agermarium-derived oocyte fate determination
                                is-agonad morphogenesis +
                                is-agonadal mesoderm development
                                is-agrowth of a germarium-derived egg chamber +
                                is-aHulle cell development +
                                is-ainflorescence meristem growth +
                                is-ainflorescence morphogenesis +
                                is-aintegument development
                                is-aLeydig cell differentiation
                                is-alongitudinal axis specification
                                is-amammary gland branching involved in pregnancy +
                                is-amammary gland branching involved in thelarche
                                is-amaternal placenta development +
                                is-amating projection assembly +
                                is-amenstrual cycle phase +
                                is-ametula development +
                                is-amicropyle formation
                                is-amicrosporocyte differentiation
                                is-aMullerian duct regression
                                is-aNebenkern assembly
                                is-anectary development
                                is-anurse cell apoptotic process +
                                is-aoocyte axis specification +
                                is-aoocyte construction +
                                is-aoocyte differentiation +
                                is-aoocyte fate commitment
                                is-aoocyte growth +
                                is-aoocyte maturation +
                                is-aoocyte morphogenesis
                                is-aovarian follicle cell development +
                                is-aovarian follicle cell stalk formation
                                is-aovary septum development
                                is-aoviduct epithelium development
                                is-aoviduct morphogenesis
                                is-aovule development +
                                is-aovule morphogenesis +
                                is-aparamesonephric duct development
                                is-aphialide development +
                                is-aplant-type spore development +
                                is-aplantlet formation on parent plant
                                is-apole cell development +
                                is-apole cell fate determination
                                is-apole cell formation
                                is-apollen sperm cell differentiation
                                is-apollen tube development +
                                is-apollen tube growth +
                                is-aprimary shoot apical meristem specification
                                is-aprimary spermatocyte growth
                                is-aprostate field specification +
                                is-aprostate gland epithelium morphogenesis +
                                is-aprostate gland growth +
                                is-aprostate gland morphogenesis +
                                is-aprostate gland stromal morphogenesis
                                is-aprostate glandular acinus development +
                                is-areproductive structure development +
                                is-aroot meristem specification
                                is-aseed coat development +
                                is-aseed dormancy process +
                                is-aseed growth +
                                is-aseed maturation +
                                is-aseed morphogenesis
                                is-aseed trichome differentiation +
                                is-aseed trichome elongation
                                is-aseed trichome initiation
                                is-aseed trichome maturation
                                is-aseminal vesicle epithelium development
                                is-aSertoli cell development +
                                is-aSertoli cell differentiation +
                                is-aSertoli cell fate commitment
                                is-asex determination [GO:0007530] (26 genes, 34 annotations)
                                        is-afemale sex determination +
                                        is-agerm-line sex determination +
                                        is-amale sex determination +
                                        is-amating type determination +
                                        is-aprimary sex determination +
                                        is-aprocesses downstream of sex determination signal +
                                        is-asomatic sex determination +
                                is-asex determination, establishment of X:A ratio
                                is-asex determination, primary response to X:A ratio
                                is-asex differentiation +
                                is-asex-specific pigmentation +
                                is-asexual spore wall assembly
                                is-asexual sporulation +
                                is-aslug development involved in sorocarp development
                                is-asmooth muscle cell differentiation involved in prostate glandular acinus development
                                is-asorocarp morphogenesis +
                                is-asorocarp spore cell differentiation +
                                is-asorocarp stalk cell differentiation +
                                is-asorocarp stalk development +
                                is-asorocarp stalk morphogenesis
                                is-aspecification of floral organ identity +
                                is-aspecification of floral organ number +
                                is-aspecification of ovule identity
                                is-asperm axoneme assembly
                                is-asperm capacitation +
                                is-asperm individualization
                                is-aspermatid differentiation +
                                is-astamen filament development
                                is-astigma development
                                is-astomium development
                                is-astyle development
                                is-asynergid death
                                is-atertiary branching involved in mammary gland duct morphogenesis
                                is-auterine epithelium development
                                is-auterus morphogenesis
                                is-avegetative to reproductive phase transition of meristem +
                                is-avitelline membrane formation involved in chorion-containing eggshell formation


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-areproduction
                        part-ofreproductive process
                                is-adevelopmental process involved in reproduction
                                        is-aacquisition of desiccation tolerance in seed
                                        is-aacrosome assembly
                                        is-aactinomycete-type spore formation
                                        is-aaggregation involved in sorocarp development +
                                        is-aanterior/posterior axis specification, follicular epithelium
                                        is-aanther development +
                                        is-aanther septum development
                                        is-aanther wall tapetum cell differentiation +
                                        is-aanther wall tapetum cell fate specification
                                        is-aanther wall tapetum development +
                                        is-aanther wall tapetum formation +
                                        is-aanther wall tapetum morphogenesis +
                                        is-aantral ovarian follicle growth +
                                        is-aapical cell fate commitment
                                        is-aascospore release from ascus +
                                        is-aascospore wall assembly
                                        is-aascospore-type prospore assembly +
                                        is-aascospore-type prospore membrane assembly +
                                        is-aasexual spore wall assembly
                                        is-acell morphogenesis involved in conjugation with cellular fusion +
                                        is-acentrosomal and pronuclear rotation
                                        is-achorion-containing eggshell pattern formation
                                        is-aconidiophore stalk development +
                                        is-acotyledon morphogenesis
                                        is-aculmination involved in sorocarp development +
                                        is-acumulus cell differentiation +
                                        is-adecidualization
                                        is-adevelopment of primary sexual characteristics +
                                        is-adevelopment of secondary sexual characteristics +
                                        is-adichotomous subdivision of prostate epithelial cord terminal unit
                                        is-adonor selection +
                                        is-adorsal appendage formation
                                        is-adorsal/ventral axis specification, ovarian follicular epithelium +
                                        is-aectopic germ cell programmed cell death
                                        is-aeggshell chorion assembly +
                                        is-aeggshell formation +
                                        is-aembryo development ending in seed dormancy +
                                        is-aembryo sac egg cell differentiation +
                                        is-aembryonic meristem development +
                                        is-aendosperm development +
                                        is-aepithelial cell differentiation involved in prostate gland development +
                                        is-aepithelial cell maturation involved in prostate gland development
                                        is-aestablishment of floral organ orientation +
                                        is-afloral meristem determinacy
                                        is-afloral meristem growth +
                                        is-afloral organ abscission +
                                        is-afloral organ development +
                                        is-afloral organ formation +
                                        is-afloral organ morphogenesis +
                                        is-afloral organ senescence
                                        is-afloral whorl development +
                                        is-afloral whorl formation
                                        is-afloral whorl morphogenesis +
                                        is-afloral whorl structural organization
                                        is-aflower formation
                                        is-aflower morphogenesis +
                                        is-aflower structural organization +
                                        is-afruit morphogenesis
                                        is-afruit replum development
                                        is-afruit ripening +
                                        is-afruit septum development
                                        is-afruit valve development
                                        is-agenital disc sexually dimorphic development
                                        is-agenitalia morphogenesis +
                                        is-agerm cell development +
                                        is-agerm-line cyst encapsulation +
                                        is-agermarium-derived egg chamber formation +
                                        is-agermarium-derived oocyte fate determination
                                        is-agonad morphogenesis +
                                        is-agonadal mesoderm development
                                        is-agrowth of a germarium-derived egg chamber +
                                        is-aHulle cell development +
                                        is-ainflorescence meristem growth +
                                        is-ainflorescence morphogenesis +
                                        is-aintegument development
                                        is-aLeydig cell differentiation
                                        is-alongitudinal axis specification
                                        is-amammary gland branching involved in pregnancy +
                                        is-amammary gland branching involved in thelarche
                                        is-amaternal placenta development +
                                        is-amating projection assembly +
                                        is-amenstrual cycle phase +
                                        is-ametula development +
                                        is-amicropyle formation
                                        is-amicrosporocyte differentiation
                                        is-aMullerian duct regression
                                        is-aNebenkern assembly
                                        is-anectary development
                                        is-anurse cell apoptotic process +
                                        is-aoocyte axis specification +
                                        is-aoocyte construction +
                                        is-aoocyte differentiation +
                                        is-aoocyte fate commitment
                                        is-aoocyte growth +
                                        is-aoocyte maturation +
                                        is-aoocyte morphogenesis
                                        is-aovarian follicle cell development +
                                        is-aovarian follicle cell stalk formation
                                        is-aovary septum development
                                        is-aoviduct epithelium development
                                        is-aoviduct morphogenesis
                                        is-aovule development +
                                        is-aovule morphogenesis +
                                        is-aparamesonephric duct development
                                        is-aphialide development +
                                        is-aplant-type spore development +
                                        is-aplantlet formation on parent plant
                                        is-apole cell development +
                                        is-apole cell fate determination
                                        is-apole cell formation
                                        is-apollen sperm cell differentiation
                                        is-apollen tube development +
                                        is-apollen tube growth +
                                        is-aprimary shoot apical meristem specification
                                        is-aprimary spermatocyte growth
                                        is-aprostate field specification +
                                        is-aprostate gland epithelium morphogenesis +
                                        is-aprostate gland growth +
                                        is-aprostate gland morphogenesis +
                                        is-aprostate gland stromal morphogenesis
                                        is-aprostate glandular acinus development +
                                        is-areproductive structure development +
                                        is-aroot meristem specification
                                        is-aseed coat development +
                                        is-aseed dormancy process +
                                        is-aseed growth +
                                        is-aseed maturation +
                                        is-aseed morphogenesis
                                        is-aseed trichome differentiation +
                                        is-aseed trichome elongation
                                        is-aseed trichome initiation
                                        is-aseed trichome maturation
                                        is-aseminal vesicle epithelium development
                                        is-aSertoli cell development +
                                        is-aSertoli cell differentiation +
                                        is-aSertoli cell fate commitment
                                        is-asex determination [GO:0007530] (26 genes, 34 annotations)
                                                is-afemale sex determination +
                                                is-agerm-line sex determination +
                                                is-amale sex determination +
                                                is-amating type determination +
                                                is-aprimary sex determination +
                                                is-aprocesses downstream of sex determination signal +
                                                is-asomatic sex determination +
                                        is-asex determination, establishment of X:A ratio
                                        is-asex determination, primary response to X:A ratio
                                        is-asex differentiation +
                                        is-asex-specific pigmentation +
                                        is-asexual spore wall assembly
                                        is-asexual sporulation +
                                        is-aslug development involved in sorocarp development
                                        is-asmooth muscle cell differentiation involved in prostate glandular acinus development
                                        is-asorocarp morphogenesis +
                                        is-asorocarp spore cell differentiation +
                                        is-asorocarp stalk cell differentiation +
                                        is-asorocarp stalk development +
                                        is-asorocarp stalk morphogenesis
                                        is-aspecification of floral organ identity +
                                        is-aspecification of floral organ number +
                                        is-aspecification of ovule identity
                                        is-asperm axoneme assembly
                                        is-asperm capacitation +
                                        is-asperm individualization
                                        is-aspermatid differentiation +
                                        is-astamen filament development
                                        is-astigma development
                                        is-astomium development
                                        is-astyle development
                                        is-asynergid death
                                        is-atertiary branching involved in mammary gland duct morphogenesis
                                        is-auterine epithelium development
                                        is-auterus morphogenesis
                                        is-avegetative to reproductive phase transition of meristem +
                                        is-avitelline membrane formation involved in chorion-containing eggshell formation


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-areproductive process
                        is-adevelopmental process involved in reproduction
                                is-aacquisition of desiccation tolerance in seed
                                is-aacrosome assembly
                                is-aactinomycete-type spore formation
                                is-aaggregation involved in sorocarp development +
                                is-aanterior/posterior axis specification, follicular epithelium
                                is-aanther development +
                                is-aanther septum development
                                is-aanther wall tapetum cell differentiation +
                                is-aanther wall tapetum cell fate specification
                                is-aanther wall tapetum development +
                                is-aanther wall tapetum formation +
                                is-aanther wall tapetum morphogenesis +
                                is-aantral ovarian follicle growth +
                                is-aapical cell fate commitment
                                is-aascospore release from ascus +
                                is-aascospore wall assembly
                                is-aascospore-type prospore assembly +
                                is-aascospore-type prospore membrane assembly +
                                is-aasexual spore wall assembly
                                is-acell morphogenesis involved in conjugation with cellular fusion +
                                is-acentrosomal and pronuclear rotation
                                is-achorion-containing eggshell pattern formation
                                is-aconidiophore stalk development +
                                is-acotyledon morphogenesis
                                is-aculmination involved in sorocarp development +
                                is-acumulus cell differentiation +
                                is-adecidualization
                                is-adevelopment of primary sexual characteristics +
                                is-adevelopment of secondary sexual characteristics +
                                is-adichotomous subdivision of prostate epithelial cord terminal unit
                                is-adonor selection +
                                is-adorsal appendage formation
                                is-adorsal/ventral axis specification, ovarian follicular epithelium +
                                is-aectopic germ cell programmed cell death
                                is-aeggshell chorion assembly +
                                is-aeggshell formation +
                                is-aembryo development ending in seed dormancy +
                                is-aembryo sac egg cell differentiation +
                                is-aembryonic meristem development +
                                is-aendosperm development +
                                is-aepithelial cell differentiation involved in prostate gland development +
                                is-aepithelial cell maturation involved in prostate gland development
                                is-aestablishment of floral organ orientation +
                                is-afloral meristem determinacy
                                is-afloral meristem growth +
                                is-afloral organ abscission +
                                is-afloral organ development +
                                is-afloral organ formation +
                                is-afloral organ morphogenesis +
                                is-afloral organ senescence
                                is-afloral whorl development +
                                is-afloral whorl formation
                                is-afloral whorl morphogenesis +
                                is-afloral whorl structural organization
                                is-aflower formation
                                is-aflower morphogenesis +
                                is-aflower structural organization +
                                is-afruit morphogenesis
                                is-afruit replum development
                                is-afruit ripening +
                                is-afruit septum development
                                is-afruit valve development
                                is-agenital disc sexually dimorphic development
                                is-agenitalia morphogenesis +
                                is-agerm cell development +
                                is-agerm-line cyst encapsulation +
                                is-agermarium-derived egg chamber formation +
                                is-agermarium-derived oocyte fate determination
                                is-agonad morphogenesis +
                                is-agonadal mesoderm development
                                is-agrowth of a germarium-derived egg chamber +
                                is-aHulle cell development +
                                is-ainflorescence meristem growth +
                                is-ainflorescence morphogenesis +
                                is-aintegument development
                                is-aLeydig cell differentiation
                                is-alongitudinal axis specification
                                is-amammary gland branching involved in pregnancy +
                                is-amammary gland branching involved in thelarche
                                is-amaternal placenta development +
                                is-amating projection assembly +
                                is-amenstrual cycle phase +
                                is-ametula development +
                                is-amicropyle formation
                                is-amicrosporocyte differentiation
                                is-aMullerian duct regression
                                is-aNebenkern assembly
                                is-anectary development
                                is-anurse cell apoptotic process +
                                is-aoocyte axis specification +
                                is-aoocyte construction +
                                is-aoocyte differentiation +
                                is-aoocyte fate commitment
                                is-aoocyte growth +
                                is-aoocyte maturation +
                                is-aoocyte morphogenesis
                                is-aovarian follicle cell development +
                                is-aovarian follicle cell stalk formation
                                is-aovary septum development
                                is-aoviduct epithelium development
                                is-aoviduct morphogenesis
                                is-aovule development +
                                is-aovule morphogenesis +
                                is-aparamesonephric duct development
                                is-aphialide development +
                                is-aplant-type spore development +
                                is-aplantlet formation on parent plant
                                is-apole cell development +
                                is-apole cell fate determination
                                is-apole cell formation
                                is-apollen sperm cell differentiation
                                is-apollen tube development +
                                is-apollen tube growth +
                                is-aprimary shoot apical meristem specification
                                is-aprimary spermatocyte growth
                                is-aprostate field specification +
                                is-aprostate gland epithelium morphogenesis +
                                is-aprostate gland growth +
                                is-aprostate gland morphogenesis +
                                is-aprostate gland stromal morphogenesis
                                is-aprostate glandular acinus development +
                                is-areproductive structure development +
                                is-aroot meristem specification
                                is-aseed coat development +
                                is-aseed dormancy process +
                                is-aseed growth +
                                is-aseed maturation +
                                is-aseed morphogenesis
                                is-aseed trichome differentiation +
                                is-aseed trichome elongation
                                is-aseed trichome initiation
                                is-aseed trichome maturation
                                is-aseminal vesicle epithelium development
                                is-aSertoli cell development +
                                is-aSertoli cell differentiation +
                                is-aSertoli cell fate commitment
                                is-asex determination [GO:0007530] (26 genes, 34 annotations)
                                        is-afemale sex determination +
                                        is-agerm-line sex determination +
                                        is-amale sex determination +
                                        is-amating type determination +
                                        is-aprimary sex determination +
                                        is-aprocesses downstream of sex determination signal +
                                        is-asomatic sex determination +
                                is-asex determination, establishment of X:A ratio
                                is-asex determination, primary response to X:A ratio
                                is-asex differentiation +
                                is-asex-specific pigmentation +
                                is-asexual spore wall assembly
                                is-asexual sporulation +
                                is-aslug development involved in sorocarp development
                                is-asmooth muscle cell differentiation involved in prostate glandular acinus development
                                is-asorocarp morphogenesis +
                                is-asorocarp spore cell differentiation +
                                is-asorocarp stalk cell differentiation +
                                is-asorocarp stalk development +
                                is-asorocarp stalk morphogenesis
                                is-aspecification of floral organ identity +
                                is-aspecification of floral organ number +
                                is-aspecification of ovule identity
                                is-asperm axoneme assembly
                                is-asperm capacitation +
                                is-asperm individualization
                                is-aspermatid differentiation +
                                is-astamen filament development
                                is-astigma development
                                is-astomium development
                                is-astyle development
                                is-asynergid death
                                is-atertiary branching involved in mammary gland duct morphogenesis
                                is-auterine epithelium development
                                is-auterus morphogenesis
                                is-avegetative to reproductive phase transition of meristem +
                                is-avitelline membrane formation involved in chorion-containing eggshell formation


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MGI 5.18
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