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GO term:cell proliferation
GO id:GO:0008283
Definition:The multiplication or reproduction of cells, resulting in the expansion of a cell population.
CommentsThis term was moved out from being a child of 'cellular process' because it is a cell population-level process, and cellular processes are restricted to those processes that involve individual cells. Also note that this term is intended to be used for the proliferation of cells within a multicellular organism, not for the expansion of a population of single-celled organisms.
Number of paths to term: 1

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


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-aantibody-dependent cellular cytotoxicity +
                        is-acarbohydrate utilization +
                        is-acarbon utilization +
                        is-acell proliferation [GO:0008283] (1632 genes, 2871 annotations)
                                is-acell proliferation in bone marrow +
                                is-acell proliferation involved in compound eye morphogenesis +
                                is-acell proliferation involved in embryonic placenta development +
                                is-acell proliferation involved in heart morphogenesis +
                                is-acell proliferation involved in heart valve development +
                                is-acell proliferation involved in imaginal disc-derived wing morphogenesis +
                                is-acell proliferation involved in kidney development +
                                is-achondrocyte proliferation +
                                is-achorionic trophoblast cell proliferation +
                                is-acommon myeloid progenitor cell proliferation
                                is-aepithelial cell proliferation +
                                is-afat cell proliferation +
                                is-afibroblast proliferation +
                                is-agerm cell proliferation +
                                is-agerm-line cyst formation +
                                is-aglial cell proliferation +
                                is-agrowth plate cartilage chondrocyte proliferation +
                                is-ahair follicle cell proliferation +
                                is-ahemocyte proliferation +
                                is-ainner cell mass cell proliferation
                                is-aleukocyte proliferation +
                                is-amammary stem cell proliferation +
                                is-amuscle cell proliferation +
                                is-amyoblast proliferation +
                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cell proliferation +
                                is-aneural precursor cell proliferation +
                                is-aosteoblast proliferation +
                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of cell proliferation +
                                regulatesregulation of cell proliferation +
                                is-askeletal muscle satellite cell proliferation +
                                is-astem cell proliferation +
                                is-asynoviocyte proliferation +
                                is-atrophectodermal cell proliferation
                                is-atype B pancreatic cell proliferation +
                        is-acomplement-dependent cytotoxicity +
                        is-adeath +
                        is-aestablishment of pole plasm mRNA localization
                        is-aestablishment of protein localization to extracellular region +
                        is-afilamentous growth +
                        is-alateral growth +
                        is-anatural killer cell mediated cytotoxicity +
                        is-anitrogen utilization +
                        is-aovulation cycle process +
                        is-aphosphorus utilization +
                        is-apigmentation +
                        is-asingle organism cell adhesion +
                        is-asingle organism reproductive process +
                        is-asingle organism signaling +
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process +
                        is-asingle-organism behavior +
                        is-asingle-organism cellular process +
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process +
                        is-asingle-organism localization +
                        is-asingle-organism membrane organization +
                        is-asingle-organism metabolic process +
                        is-asingle-organism transport +
                        is-asulfur utilization +
                        is-aT cell mediated cytotoxicity +
                        is-aultradian rhythm +


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last database update
12/09/2014
MGI 5.20
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