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GO term:anterior/posterior pattern specification
Synonym: anterior/posterior pattern formation
GO id:GO:0009952
Definition:The regionalization process in which specific areas of cell differentiation are determined along the anterior-posterior axis. The anterior-posterior axis is defined by a line that runs from the head or mouth of an organism to the tail or opposite end of the organism.
Number of paths to term: 8

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-asingle-organism developmental process
                                is-amulticellular organismal development
                                        part-ofpattern specification process
                                                is-aregionalization
                                                        is-aadaxial/abaxial pattern specification +
                                                        is-aanterior/posterior pattern specification [GO:0009952] (212 genes, 330 annotations)
                                                                is-aanterior region determination
                                                                part-ofanterior/posterior axis specification +
                                                                is-aanterior/posterior pattern specification involved in kidney development +
                                                                is-aanterior/posterior pattern specification involved in ureteric bud development +
                                                                is-aanterior/posterior pattern specification, imaginal disc +
                                                                is-acompartment pattern specification +
                                                                is-aembryonic heart tube anterior/posterior pattern specification +
                                                                is-aforebrain anterior/posterior pattern specification
                                                                is-aforegut regionalization +
                                                                is-aneural plate anterior/posterior regionalization +
                                                                is-aperiodic partitioning by pair rule gene
                                                                is-aposterior abdomen determination +
                                                                is-arostrocaudal neural tube patterning +
                                                                is-asomitogenesis +
                                                                is-aspinal cord anterior/posterior patterning +
                                                                is-athorax and anterior abdomen determination +
                                                        is-abud field specification
                                                        is-acentrolateral pattern formation +
                                                        is-acerebral cortex regionalization
                                                        is-achorion-containing eggshell pattern formation
                                                        is-acuticle pattern formation +
                                                        is-adorsal/ventral pattern formation +
                                                        is-aforebrain regionalization +
                                                        is-aformation of organ boundary +
                                                        is-aground tissue pattern formation
                                                        is-aimaginal disc pattern formation +
                                                        is-aimaginal disc-derived wing vein specification
                                                        is-aleft/right pattern formation +
                                                        is-alimb epidermis stratification +
                                                        is-amidbrain-hindbrain boundary initiation
                                                        is-aneural plate regionalization +
                                                        is-aneural tube patterning +
                                                        is-aperiodic partitioning +
                                                        is-apetal epidermis patterning
                                                        is-aproximal/distal pattern formation +
                                                        is-aR8 cell-mediated photoreceptor organization
                                                        is-aradial pattern formation +
                                                        is-aregionalization involved in semicircular canal formation
                                                        is-arenal capsule specification +
                                                        is-asegmentation +
                                                        is-aspecification of organ identity +
                                                        is-aspecification of organ number +
                                                        is-aspecification of organ position
                                                        is-aspecification of ovule identity
                                                        is-aspinal cord patterning +
                                                        is-astomatal complex patterning +
                                                        is-atelencephalon regionalization +
                                                        is-atrichome patterning +
                                                        is-atripartite regional subdivision +
                                                        is-aventral midline determination
                                                        is-awing and notum subfield formation +
                                                        is-axylem and phloem pattern formation +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-adevelopmental process
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process
                                is-apattern specification process
                                        is-aregionalization
                                                is-aadaxial/abaxial pattern specification +
                                                is-aanterior/posterior pattern specification [GO:0009952] (212 genes, 330 annotations)
                                                        is-aanterior region determination
                                                        part-ofanterior/posterior axis specification +
                                                        is-aanterior/posterior pattern specification involved in kidney development +
                                                        is-aanterior/posterior pattern specification involved in ureteric bud development +
                                                        is-aanterior/posterior pattern specification, imaginal disc +
                                                        is-acompartment pattern specification +
                                                        is-aembryonic heart tube anterior/posterior pattern specification +
                                                        is-aforebrain anterior/posterior pattern specification
                                                        is-aforegut regionalization +
                                                        is-aneural plate anterior/posterior regionalization +
                                                        is-aperiodic partitioning by pair rule gene
                                                        is-aposterior abdomen determination +
                                                        is-arostrocaudal neural tube patterning +
                                                        is-asomitogenesis +
                                                        is-aspinal cord anterior/posterior patterning +
                                                        is-athorax and anterior abdomen determination +
                                                is-abud field specification
                                                is-acentrolateral pattern formation +
                                                is-acerebral cortex regionalization
                                                is-achorion-containing eggshell pattern formation
                                                is-acuticle pattern formation +
                                                is-adorsal/ventral pattern formation +
                                                is-aforebrain regionalization +
                                                is-aformation of organ boundary +
                                                is-aground tissue pattern formation
                                                is-aimaginal disc pattern formation +
                                                is-aimaginal disc-derived wing vein specification
                                                is-aleft/right pattern formation +
                                                is-alimb epidermis stratification +
                                                is-amidbrain-hindbrain boundary initiation
                                                is-aneural plate regionalization +
                                                is-aneural tube patterning +
                                                is-aperiodic partitioning +
                                                is-apetal epidermis patterning
                                                is-aproximal/distal pattern formation +
                                                is-aR8 cell-mediated photoreceptor organization
                                                is-aradial pattern formation +
                                                is-aregionalization involved in semicircular canal formation
                                                is-arenal capsule specification +
                                                is-asegmentation +
                                                is-aspecification of organ identity +
                                                is-aspecification of organ number +
                                                is-aspecification of organ position
                                                is-aspecification of ovule identity
                                                is-aspinal cord patterning +
                                                is-astomatal complex patterning +
                                                is-atelencephalon regionalization +
                                                is-atrichome patterning +
                                                is-atripartite regional subdivision +
                                                is-aventral midline determination
                                                is-awing and notum subfield formation +
                                                is-axylem and phloem pattern formation +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-amulticellular organismal process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-amulticellular organismal development
                                        part-ofpattern specification process
                                                is-aregionalization
                                                        is-aadaxial/abaxial pattern specification +
                                                        is-aanterior/posterior pattern specification [GO:0009952] (212 genes, 330 annotations)
                                                                is-aanterior region determination
                                                                part-ofanterior/posterior axis specification +
                                                                is-aanterior/posterior pattern specification involved in kidney development +
                                                                is-aanterior/posterior pattern specification involved in ureteric bud development +
                                                                is-aanterior/posterior pattern specification, imaginal disc +
                                                                is-acompartment pattern specification +
                                                                is-aembryonic heart tube anterior/posterior pattern specification +
                                                                is-aforebrain anterior/posterior pattern specification
                                                                is-aforegut regionalization +
                                                                is-aneural plate anterior/posterior regionalization +
                                                                is-aperiodic partitioning by pair rule gene
                                                                is-aposterior abdomen determination +
                                                                is-arostrocaudal neural tube patterning +
                                                                is-asomitogenesis +
                                                                is-aspinal cord anterior/posterior patterning +
                                                                is-athorax and anterior abdomen determination +
                                                        is-abud field specification
                                                        is-acentrolateral pattern formation +
                                                        is-acerebral cortex regionalization
                                                        is-achorion-containing eggshell pattern formation
                                                        is-acuticle pattern formation +
                                                        is-adorsal/ventral pattern formation +
                                                        is-aforebrain regionalization +
                                                        is-aformation of organ boundary +
                                                        is-aground tissue pattern formation
                                                        is-aimaginal disc pattern formation +
                                                        is-aimaginal disc-derived wing vein specification
                                                        is-aleft/right pattern formation +
                                                        is-alimb epidermis stratification +
                                                        is-amidbrain-hindbrain boundary initiation
                                                        is-aneural plate regionalization +
                                                        is-aneural tube patterning +
                                                        is-aperiodic partitioning +
                                                        is-apetal epidermis patterning
                                                        is-aproximal/distal pattern formation +
                                                        is-aR8 cell-mediated photoreceptor organization
                                                        is-aradial pattern formation +
                                                        is-aregionalization involved in semicircular canal formation
                                                        is-arenal capsule specification +
                                                        is-asegmentation +
                                                        is-aspecification of organ identity +
                                                        is-aspecification of organ number +
                                                        is-aspecification of organ position
                                                        is-aspecification of ovule identity
                                                        is-aspinal cord patterning +
                                                        is-astomatal complex patterning +
                                                        is-atelencephalon regionalization +
                                                        is-atrichome patterning +
                                                        is-atripartite regional subdivision +
                                                        is-aventral midline determination
                                                        is-awing and notum subfield formation +
                                                        is-axylem and phloem pattern formation +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-amulticellular organismal process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-apattern specification process
                                        is-aregionalization
                                                is-aadaxial/abaxial pattern specification +
                                                is-aanterior/posterior pattern specification [GO:0009952] (212 genes, 330 annotations)
                                                        is-aanterior region determination
                                                        part-ofanterior/posterior axis specification +
                                                        is-aanterior/posterior pattern specification involved in kidney development +
                                                        is-aanterior/posterior pattern specification involved in ureteric bud development +
                                                        is-aanterior/posterior pattern specification, imaginal disc +
                                                        is-acompartment pattern specification +
                                                        is-aembryonic heart tube anterior/posterior pattern specification +
                                                        is-aforebrain anterior/posterior pattern specification
                                                        is-aforegut regionalization +
                                                        is-aneural plate anterior/posterior regionalization +
                                                        is-aperiodic partitioning by pair rule gene
                                                        is-aposterior abdomen determination +
                                                        is-arostrocaudal neural tube patterning +
                                                        is-asomitogenesis +
                                                        is-aspinal cord anterior/posterior patterning +
                                                        is-athorax and anterior abdomen determination +
                                                is-abud field specification
                                                is-acentrolateral pattern formation +
                                                is-acerebral cortex regionalization
                                                is-achorion-containing eggshell pattern formation
                                                is-acuticle pattern formation +
                                                is-adorsal/ventral pattern formation +
                                                is-aforebrain regionalization +
                                                is-aformation of organ boundary +
                                                is-aground tissue pattern formation
                                                is-aimaginal disc pattern formation +
                                                is-aimaginal disc-derived wing vein specification
                                                is-aleft/right pattern formation +
                                                is-alimb epidermis stratification +
                                                is-amidbrain-hindbrain boundary initiation
                                                is-aneural plate regionalization +
                                                is-aneural tube patterning +
                                                is-aperiodic partitioning +
                                                is-apetal epidermis patterning
                                                is-aproximal/distal pattern formation +
                                                is-aR8 cell-mediated photoreceptor organization
                                                is-aradial pattern formation +
                                                is-aregionalization involved in semicircular canal formation
                                                is-arenal capsule specification +
                                                is-asegmentation +
                                                is-aspecification of organ identity +
                                                is-aspecification of organ number +
                                                is-aspecification of organ position
                                                is-aspecification of ovule identity
                                                is-aspinal cord patterning +
                                                is-astomatal complex patterning +
                                                is-atelencephalon regionalization +
                                                is-atrichome patterning +
                                                is-atripartite regional subdivision +
                                                is-aventral midline determination
                                                is-awing and notum subfield formation +
                                                is-axylem and phloem pattern formation +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-amulticellular organismal development
                                        part-ofpattern specification process
                                                is-aregionalization
                                                        is-aadaxial/abaxial pattern specification +
                                                        is-aanterior/posterior pattern specification [GO:0009952] (212 genes, 330 annotations)
                                                                is-aanterior region determination
                                                                part-ofanterior/posterior axis specification +
                                                                is-aanterior/posterior pattern specification involved in kidney development +
                                                                is-aanterior/posterior pattern specification involved in ureteric bud development +
                                                                is-aanterior/posterior pattern specification, imaginal disc +
                                                                is-acompartment pattern specification +
                                                                is-aembryonic heart tube anterior/posterior pattern specification +
                                                                is-aforebrain anterior/posterior pattern specification
                                                                is-aforegut regionalization +
                                                                is-aneural plate anterior/posterior regionalization +
                                                                is-aperiodic partitioning by pair rule gene
                                                                is-aposterior abdomen determination +
                                                                is-arostrocaudal neural tube patterning +
                                                                is-asomitogenesis +
                                                                is-aspinal cord anterior/posterior patterning +
                                                                is-athorax and anterior abdomen determination +
                                                        is-abud field specification
                                                        is-acentrolateral pattern formation +
                                                        is-acerebral cortex regionalization
                                                        is-achorion-containing eggshell pattern formation
                                                        is-acuticle pattern formation +
                                                        is-adorsal/ventral pattern formation +
                                                        is-aforebrain regionalization +
                                                        is-aformation of organ boundary +
                                                        is-aground tissue pattern formation
                                                        is-aimaginal disc pattern formation +
                                                        is-aimaginal disc-derived wing vein specification
                                                        is-aleft/right pattern formation +
                                                        is-alimb epidermis stratification +
                                                        is-amidbrain-hindbrain boundary initiation
                                                        is-aneural plate regionalization +
                                                        is-aneural tube patterning +
                                                        is-aperiodic partitioning +
                                                        is-apetal epidermis patterning
                                                        is-aproximal/distal pattern formation +
                                                        is-aR8 cell-mediated photoreceptor organization
                                                        is-aradial pattern formation +
                                                        is-aregionalization involved in semicircular canal formation
                                                        is-arenal capsule specification +
                                                        is-asegmentation +
                                                        is-aspecification of organ identity +
                                                        is-aspecification of organ number +
                                                        is-aspecification of organ position
                                                        is-aspecification of ovule identity
                                                        is-aspinal cord patterning +
                                                        is-astomatal complex patterning +
                                                        is-atelencephalon regionalization +
                                                        is-atrichome patterning +
                                                        is-atripartite regional subdivision +
                                                        is-aventral midline determination
                                                        is-awing and notum subfield formation +
                                                        is-axylem and phloem pattern formation +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-apattern specification process
                                        is-aregionalization
                                                is-aadaxial/abaxial pattern specification +
                                                is-aanterior/posterior pattern specification [GO:0009952] (212 genes, 330 annotations)
                                                        is-aanterior region determination
                                                        part-ofanterior/posterior axis specification +
                                                        is-aanterior/posterior pattern specification involved in kidney development +
                                                        is-aanterior/posterior pattern specification involved in ureteric bud development +
                                                        is-aanterior/posterior pattern specification, imaginal disc +
                                                        is-acompartment pattern specification +
                                                        is-aembryonic heart tube anterior/posterior pattern specification +
                                                        is-aforebrain anterior/posterior pattern specification
                                                        is-aforegut regionalization +
                                                        is-aneural plate anterior/posterior regionalization +
                                                        is-aperiodic partitioning by pair rule gene
                                                        is-aposterior abdomen determination +
                                                        is-arostrocaudal neural tube patterning +
                                                        is-asomitogenesis +
                                                        is-aspinal cord anterior/posterior patterning +
                                                        is-athorax and anterior abdomen determination +
                                                is-abud field specification
                                                is-acentrolateral pattern formation +
                                                is-acerebral cortex regionalization
                                                is-achorion-containing eggshell pattern formation
                                                is-acuticle pattern formation +
                                                is-adorsal/ventral pattern formation +
                                                is-aforebrain regionalization +
                                                is-aformation of organ boundary +
                                                is-aground tissue pattern formation
                                                is-aimaginal disc pattern formation +
                                                is-aimaginal disc-derived wing vein specification
                                                is-aleft/right pattern formation +
                                                is-alimb epidermis stratification +
                                                is-amidbrain-hindbrain boundary initiation
                                                is-aneural plate regionalization +
                                                is-aneural tube patterning +
                                                is-aperiodic partitioning +
                                                is-apetal epidermis patterning
                                                is-aproximal/distal pattern formation +
                                                is-aR8 cell-mediated photoreceptor organization
                                                is-aradial pattern formation +
                                                is-aregionalization involved in semicircular canal formation
                                                is-arenal capsule specification +
                                                is-asegmentation +
                                                is-aspecification of organ identity +
                                                is-aspecification of organ number +
                                                is-aspecification of organ position
                                                is-aspecification of ovule identity
                                                is-aspinal cord patterning +
                                                is-astomatal complex patterning +
                                                is-atelencephalon regionalization +
                                                is-atrichome patterning +
                                                is-atripartite regional subdivision +
                                                is-aventral midline determination
                                                is-awing and notum subfield formation +
                                                is-axylem and phloem pattern formation +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process
                                is-amulticellular organismal development
                                        part-ofpattern specification process
                                                is-aregionalization
                                                        is-aadaxial/abaxial pattern specification +
                                                        is-aanterior/posterior pattern specification [GO:0009952] (212 genes, 330 annotations)
                                                                is-aanterior region determination
                                                                part-ofanterior/posterior axis specification +
                                                                is-aanterior/posterior pattern specification involved in kidney development +
                                                                is-aanterior/posterior pattern specification involved in ureteric bud development +
                                                                is-aanterior/posterior pattern specification, imaginal disc +
                                                                is-acompartment pattern specification +
                                                                is-aembryonic heart tube anterior/posterior pattern specification +
                                                                is-aforebrain anterior/posterior pattern specification
                                                                is-aforegut regionalization +
                                                                is-aneural plate anterior/posterior regionalization +
                                                                is-aperiodic partitioning by pair rule gene
                                                                is-aposterior abdomen determination +
                                                                is-arostrocaudal neural tube patterning +
                                                                is-asomitogenesis +
                                                                is-aspinal cord anterior/posterior patterning +
                                                                is-athorax and anterior abdomen determination +
                                                        is-abud field specification
                                                        is-acentrolateral pattern formation +
                                                        is-acerebral cortex regionalization
                                                        is-achorion-containing eggshell pattern formation
                                                        is-acuticle pattern formation +
                                                        is-adorsal/ventral pattern formation +
                                                        is-aforebrain regionalization +
                                                        is-aformation of organ boundary +
                                                        is-aground tissue pattern formation
                                                        is-aimaginal disc pattern formation +
                                                        is-aimaginal disc-derived wing vein specification
                                                        is-aleft/right pattern formation +
                                                        is-alimb epidermis stratification +
                                                        is-amidbrain-hindbrain boundary initiation
                                                        is-aneural plate regionalization +
                                                        is-aneural tube patterning +
                                                        is-aperiodic partitioning +
                                                        is-apetal epidermis patterning
                                                        is-aproximal/distal pattern formation +
                                                        is-aR8 cell-mediated photoreceptor organization
                                                        is-aradial pattern formation +
                                                        is-aregionalization involved in semicircular canal formation
                                                        is-arenal capsule specification +
                                                        is-asegmentation +
                                                        is-aspecification of organ identity +
                                                        is-aspecification of organ number +
                                                        is-aspecification of organ position
                                                        is-aspecification of ovule identity
                                                        is-aspinal cord patterning +
                                                        is-astomatal complex patterning +
                                                        is-atelencephalon regionalization +
                                                        is-atrichome patterning +
                                                        is-atripartite regional subdivision +
                                                        is-aventral midline determination
                                                        is-awing and notum subfield formation +
                                                        is-axylem and phloem pattern formation +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process
                                is-apattern specification process
                                        is-aregionalization
                                                is-aadaxial/abaxial pattern specification +
                                                is-aanterior/posterior pattern specification [GO:0009952] (212 genes, 330 annotations)
                                                        is-aanterior region determination
                                                        part-ofanterior/posterior axis specification +
                                                        is-aanterior/posterior pattern specification involved in kidney development +
                                                        is-aanterior/posterior pattern specification involved in ureteric bud development +
                                                        is-aanterior/posterior pattern specification, imaginal disc +
                                                        is-acompartment pattern specification +
                                                        is-aembryonic heart tube anterior/posterior pattern specification +
                                                        is-aforebrain anterior/posterior pattern specification
                                                        is-aforegut regionalization +
                                                        is-aneural plate anterior/posterior regionalization +
                                                        is-aperiodic partitioning by pair rule gene
                                                        is-aposterior abdomen determination +
                                                        is-arostrocaudal neural tube patterning +
                                                        is-asomitogenesis +
                                                        is-aspinal cord anterior/posterior patterning +
                                                        is-athorax and anterior abdomen determination +
                                                is-abud field specification
                                                is-acentrolateral pattern formation +
                                                is-acerebral cortex regionalization
                                                is-achorion-containing eggshell pattern formation
                                                is-acuticle pattern formation +
                                                is-adorsal/ventral pattern formation +
                                                is-aforebrain regionalization +
                                                is-aformation of organ boundary +
                                                is-aground tissue pattern formation
                                                is-aimaginal disc pattern formation +
                                                is-aimaginal disc-derived wing vein specification
                                                is-aleft/right pattern formation +
                                                is-alimb epidermis stratification +
                                                is-amidbrain-hindbrain boundary initiation
                                                is-aneural plate regionalization +
                                                is-aneural tube patterning +
                                                is-aperiodic partitioning +
                                                is-apetal epidermis patterning
                                                is-aproximal/distal pattern formation +
                                                is-aR8 cell-mediated photoreceptor organization
                                                is-aradial pattern formation +
                                                is-aregionalization involved in semicircular canal formation
                                                is-arenal capsule specification +
                                                is-asegmentation +
                                                is-aspecification of organ identity +
                                                is-aspecification of organ number +
                                                is-aspecification of organ position
                                                is-aspecification of ovule identity
                                                is-aspinal cord patterning +
                                                is-astomatal complex patterning +
                                                is-atelencephalon regionalization +
                                                is-atrichome patterning +
                                                is-atripartite regional subdivision +
                                                is-aventral midline determination
                                                is-awing and notum subfield formation +
                                                is-axylem and phloem pattern formation +


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MGI 5.19
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