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GO term:lactation
GO id:GO:0007595
Definition:The secretion of milk by the mammary gland.
Number of paths to term: 21

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-abiological regulation
                        is-aregulation of biological quality
                                is-aregulation of body fluid levels
                                        is-abody fluid secretion
                                                is-acerebrospinal fluid secretion
                                                is-alactation [GO:0007595] (32 genes, 38 annotations)
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lactation
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation +
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation by mesenchymal-epithelial cell signaling
                                                        regulatesregulation of lactation +
                                                is-amucus secretion +
                                                is-apancreatic juice secretion +
                                                is-asaliva secretion +
                                                is-atear secretion


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-adevelopmental process
                        is-aanatomical structure development
                                is-aorgan development
                                        is-agland development
                                                is-amammary gland development
                                                        part-ofcell-cell signaling involved in mammary gland development
                                                        part-oflactation [GO:0007595] (32 genes, 38 annotations)
                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lactation
                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation +
                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation by mesenchymal-epithelial cell signaling
                                                                regulatesregulation of lactation +
                                                        part-ofmammary gland epithelium development +
                                                        part-ofmammary gland fat development +
                                                        part-ofmammary gland lobule development +
                                                        part-ofmammary gland morphogenesis +
                                                        part-ofmammary stem cell proliferation +
                                                        part-ofmesenchymal cell differentiation involved in mammary gland development
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of mammary gland development in males by androgen receptor signaling pathway
                                                        part-ofnipple development +
                                                        part-ofthelarche +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-adevelopmental process
                        is-aanatomical structure development
                                is-asystem development
                                        part-oforgan development
                                                is-agland development
                                                        is-amammary gland development
                                                                part-ofcell-cell signaling involved in mammary gland development
                                                                part-oflactation [GO:0007595] (32 genes, 38 annotations)
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lactation
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation +
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation by mesenchymal-epithelial cell signaling
                                                                        regulatesregulation of lactation +
                                                                part-ofmammary gland epithelium development +
                                                                part-ofmammary gland fat development +
                                                                part-ofmammary gland lobule development +
                                                                part-ofmammary gland morphogenesis +
                                                                part-ofmammary stem cell proliferation +
                                                                part-ofmesenchymal cell differentiation involved in mammary gland development
                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of mammary gland development in males by androgen receptor signaling pathway
                                                                part-ofnipple development +
                                                                part-ofthelarche +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-adevelopmental process
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process
                                is-agland development
                                        is-amammary gland development
                                                part-ofcell-cell signaling involved in mammary gland development
                                                part-oflactation [GO:0007595] (32 genes, 38 annotations)
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lactation
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation +
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation by mesenchymal-epithelial cell signaling
                                                        regulatesregulation of lactation +
                                                part-ofmammary gland epithelium development +
                                                part-ofmammary gland fat development +
                                                part-ofmammary gland lobule development +
                                                part-ofmammary gland morphogenesis +
                                                part-ofmammary stem cell proliferation +
                                                part-ofmesenchymal cell differentiation involved in mammary gland development
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of mammary gland development in males by androgen receptor signaling pathway
                                                part-ofnipple development +
                                                part-ofthelarche +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-adevelopmental process
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process
                                is-amulticellular organismal development
                                        part-ofsystem development
                                                part-oforgan development
                                                        is-agland development
                                                                is-amammary gland development
                                                                        part-ofcell-cell signaling involved in mammary gland development
                                                                        part-oflactation [GO:0007595] (32 genes, 38 annotations)
                                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lactation
                                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation +
                                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation by mesenchymal-epithelial cell signaling
                                                                                regulatesregulation of lactation +
                                                                        part-ofmammary gland epithelium development +
                                                                        part-ofmammary gland fat development +
                                                                        part-ofmammary gland lobule development +
                                                                        part-ofmammary gland morphogenesis +
                                                                        part-ofmammary stem cell proliferation +
                                                                        part-ofmesenchymal cell differentiation involved in mammary gland development
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of mammary gland development in males by androgen receptor signaling pathway
                                                                        part-ofnipple development +
                                                                        part-ofthelarche +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-alocalization
                        is-aestablishment of localization
                                is-atransport
                                        is-asingle-organism transport
                                                is-asecretion
                                                        is-abody fluid secretion
                                                                is-acerebrospinal fluid secretion
                                                                is-alactation [GO:0007595] (32 genes, 38 annotations)
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lactation
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation +
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation by mesenchymal-epithelial cell signaling
                                                                        regulatesregulation of lactation +
                                                                is-amucus secretion +
                                                                is-apancreatic juice secretion +
                                                                is-asaliva secretion +
                                                                is-atear secretion


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-alocalization
                        is-aestablishment of localization
                                is-atransport
                                        is-asingle-organism transport
                                                is-asecretion
                                                        is-asecretion by tissue
                                                                is-acerebrospinal fluid secretion
                                                                is-alactation [GO:0007595] (32 genes, 38 annotations)
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lactation
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation +
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation by mesenchymal-epithelial cell signaling
                                                                        regulatesregulation of lactation +
                                                                is-amucus secretion +
                                                                is-apancreatic juice secretion +
                                                                is-asaliva secretion +
                                                                is-atear secretion


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-alocalization
                        is-asingle-organism localization
                                is-asingle-organism transport
                                        is-asecretion
                                                is-abody fluid secretion
                                                        is-acerebrospinal fluid secretion
                                                        is-alactation [GO:0007595] (32 genes, 38 annotations)
                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lactation
                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation +
                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation by mesenchymal-epithelial cell signaling
                                                                regulatesregulation of lactation +
                                                        is-amucus secretion +
                                                        is-apancreatic juice secretion +
                                                        is-asaliva secretion +
                                                        is-atear secretion


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-alocalization
                        is-asingle-organism localization
                                is-asingle-organism transport
                                        is-asecretion
                                                is-asecretion by tissue
                                                        is-acerebrospinal fluid secretion
                                                        is-alactation [GO:0007595] (32 genes, 38 annotations)
                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lactation
                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation +
                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation by mesenchymal-epithelial cell signaling
                                                                regulatesregulation of lactation +
                                                        is-amucus secretion +
                                                        is-apancreatic juice secretion +
                                                        is-asaliva secretion +
                                                        is-atear secretion


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-amulticellular organismal process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-amulticellular organismal development
                                        part-ofsystem development
                                                part-oforgan development
                                                        is-agland development
                                                                is-amammary gland development
                                                                        part-ofcell-cell signaling involved in mammary gland development
                                                                        part-oflactation [GO:0007595] (32 genes, 38 annotations)
                                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lactation
                                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation +
                                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation by mesenchymal-epithelial cell signaling
                                                                                regulatesregulation of lactation +
                                                                        part-ofmammary gland epithelium development +
                                                                        part-ofmammary gland fat development +
                                                                        part-ofmammary gland lobule development +
                                                                        part-ofmammary gland morphogenesis +
                                                                        part-ofmammary stem cell proliferation +
                                                                        part-ofmesenchymal cell differentiation involved in mammary gland development
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of mammary gland development in males by androgen receptor signaling pathway
                                                                        part-ofnipple development +
                                                                        part-ofthelarche +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-amulticellular organismal process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-aregulation of body fluid levels
                                        is-abody fluid secretion
                                                is-acerebrospinal fluid secretion
                                                is-alactation [GO:0007595] (32 genes, 38 annotations)
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lactation
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation +
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation by mesenchymal-epithelial cell signaling
                                                        regulatesregulation of lactation +
                                                is-amucus secretion +
                                                is-apancreatic juice secretion +
                                                is-asaliva secretion +
                                                is-atear secretion


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-amulticellular organismal process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-asecretion by tissue
                                        is-acerebrospinal fluid secretion
                                        is-alactation [GO:0007595] (32 genes, 38 annotations)
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lactation
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation +
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation by mesenchymal-epithelial cell signaling
                                                regulatesregulation of lactation +
                                        is-amucus secretion +
                                        is-apancreatic juice secretion +
                                        is-asaliva secretion +
                                        is-atear secretion


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-amulticellular organismal development
                                        part-ofsystem development
                                                part-oforgan development
                                                        is-agland development
                                                                is-amammary gland development
                                                                        part-ofcell-cell signaling involved in mammary gland development
                                                                        part-oflactation [GO:0007595] (32 genes, 38 annotations)
                                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lactation
                                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation +
                                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation by mesenchymal-epithelial cell signaling
                                                                                regulatesregulation of lactation +
                                                                        part-ofmammary gland epithelium development +
                                                                        part-ofmammary gland fat development +
                                                                        part-ofmammary gland lobule development +
                                                                        part-ofmammary gland morphogenesis +
                                                                        part-ofmammary stem cell proliferation +
                                                                        part-ofmesenchymal cell differentiation involved in mammary gland development
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of mammary gland development in males by androgen receptor signaling pathway
                                                                        part-ofnipple development +
                                                                        part-ofthelarche +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-aregulation of body fluid levels
                                        is-abody fluid secretion
                                                is-acerebrospinal fluid secretion
                                                is-alactation [GO:0007595] (32 genes, 38 annotations)
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lactation
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation +
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation by mesenchymal-epithelial cell signaling
                                                        regulatesregulation of lactation +
                                                is-amucus secretion +
                                                is-apancreatic juice secretion +
                                                is-asaliva secretion +
                                                is-atear secretion


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-asecretion by tissue
                                        is-acerebrospinal fluid secretion
                                        is-alactation [GO:0007595] (32 genes, 38 annotations)
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lactation
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation +
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation by mesenchymal-epithelial cell signaling
                                                regulatesregulation of lactation +
                                        is-amucus secretion +
                                        is-apancreatic juice secretion +
                                        is-asaliva secretion +
                                        is-atear secretion


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process
                                is-agland development
                                        is-amammary gland development
                                                part-ofcell-cell signaling involved in mammary gland development
                                                part-oflactation [GO:0007595] (32 genes, 38 annotations)
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lactation
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation +
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation by mesenchymal-epithelial cell signaling
                                                        regulatesregulation of lactation +
                                                part-ofmammary gland epithelium development +
                                                part-ofmammary gland fat development +
                                                part-ofmammary gland lobule development +
                                                part-ofmammary gland morphogenesis +
                                                part-ofmammary stem cell proliferation +
                                                part-ofmesenchymal cell differentiation involved in mammary gland development
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of mammary gland development in males by androgen receptor signaling pathway
                                                part-ofnipple development +
                                                part-ofthelarche +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process
                                is-amulticellular organismal development
                                        part-ofsystem development
                                                part-oforgan development
                                                        is-agland development
                                                                is-amammary gland development
                                                                        part-ofcell-cell signaling involved in mammary gland development
                                                                        part-oflactation [GO:0007595] (32 genes, 38 annotations)
                                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lactation
                                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation +
                                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation by mesenchymal-epithelial cell signaling
                                                                                regulatesregulation of lactation +
                                                                        part-ofmammary gland epithelium development +
                                                                        part-ofmammary gland fat development +
                                                                        part-ofmammary gland lobule development +
                                                                        part-ofmammary gland morphogenesis +
                                                                        part-ofmammary stem cell proliferation +
                                                                        part-ofmesenchymal cell differentiation involved in mammary gland development
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of mammary gland development in males by androgen receptor signaling pathway
                                                                        part-ofnipple development +
                                                                        part-ofthelarche +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism localization
                                is-asingle-organism transport
                                        is-asecretion
                                                is-abody fluid secretion
                                                        is-acerebrospinal fluid secretion
                                                        is-alactation [GO:0007595] (32 genes, 38 annotations)
                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lactation
                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation +
                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation by mesenchymal-epithelial cell signaling
                                                                regulatesregulation of lactation +
                                                        is-amucus secretion +
                                                        is-apancreatic juice secretion +
                                                        is-asaliva secretion +
                                                        is-atear secretion


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism localization
                                is-asingle-organism transport
                                        is-asecretion
                                                is-asecretion by tissue
                                                        is-acerebrospinal fluid secretion
                                                        is-alactation [GO:0007595] (32 genes, 38 annotations)
                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lactation
                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation +
                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation by mesenchymal-epithelial cell signaling
                                                                regulatesregulation of lactation +
                                                        is-amucus secretion +
                                                        is-apancreatic juice secretion +
                                                        is-asaliva secretion +
                                                        is-atear secretion


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism transport
                                is-asecretion
                                        is-abody fluid secretion
                                                is-acerebrospinal fluid secretion
                                                is-alactation [GO:0007595] (32 genes, 38 annotations)
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lactation
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation +
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation by mesenchymal-epithelial cell signaling
                                                        regulatesregulation of lactation +
                                                is-amucus secretion +
                                                is-apancreatic juice secretion +
                                                is-asaliva secretion +
                                                is-atear secretion


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism transport
                                is-asecretion
                                        is-asecretion by tissue
                                                is-acerebrospinal fluid secretion
                                                is-alactation [GO:0007595] (32 genes, 38 annotations)
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lactation
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation +
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of lactation by mesenchymal-epithelial cell signaling
                                                        regulatesregulation of lactation +
                                                is-amucus secretion +
                                                is-apancreatic juice secretion +
                                                is-asaliva secretion +
                                                is-atear secretion


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