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GO term:cell migration
GO id:GO:0016477
Definition:The controlled self-propelled movement of a cell from one site to a destination guided by molecular cues. Cell migration is a central process in the development and maintenance of multicellular organisms.
Number of paths to term: 4

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


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-acellular process
                        is-asingle-organism cellular process
                                is-acellular component movement
                                        is-acell motility
                                                is-aactin polymerization-dependent cell motility +
                                                is-acell gliding +
                                                is-acell migration [GO:0016477] (942 genes, 1624 annotations)
                                                        is-aameboidal cell migration +
                                                        is-aangioblast cell migration +
                                                        is-acell chemotaxis +
                                                        is-acell migration in hindbrain +
                                                        is-acell migration involved in heart development +
                                                        is-acell migration involved in kidney development +
                                                        is-acell migration involved in somitogenic axis elongation
                                                        is-acell migration involved in vasculogenesis +
                                                        is-acell rearrangement involved in Malpighian tubule morphogenesis +
                                                        is-achondrocyte intercalation involved in growth plate cartilage morphogenesis
                                                        is-adistal tip cell migration +
                                                        is-adorsal closure, spreading of leading edge cells
                                                        is-aforebrain cell migration +
                                                        is-agerm cell migration +
                                                        is-aglial cell migration +
                                                        is-ahematopoietic stem cell migration +
                                                        is-ahemocyte migration
                                                        is-ahepatocyte cell migration
                                                        is-ahypothalamus cell migration +
                                                        is-ainductive cell migration
                                                        is-aleukocyte migration +
                                                        is-alymphoid lineage cell migration +
                                                        is-amesenchymal stem cell migration involved in uteric bud morphogenesis
                                                        is-amesonephric cell migration involved in male gonad development
                                                        is-amuscle cell migration +
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cell migration +
                                                        is-aneuroblast migration
                                                        is-aneuromast primordium migration +
                                                        is-aneuron migration +
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of cell migration +
                                                        regulatesregulation of cell migration +
                                                        is-askeletal muscle satellite cell migration
                                                        is-asubstrate-dependent cell migration +
                                                        is-awound healing, spreading of cells +
                                                is-acell motility in response to calcium ion
                                                is-acell motility in response to potassium ion
                                                is-acell motility involved in camera-type eye morphogenesis
                                                is-acell motility involved in cerebral cortex radial glia guided migration +
                                                is-acell motility involved in somitogenic axis elongation +
                                                is-acell movement involved in somal translocation
                                                is-acell swimming +
                                                is-acilium or flagellum-dependent cell motility +
                                                part-ofcytoplasmic actin-based contraction involved in cell motility +
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cell motility +
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of cell motility +
                                                regulatesregulation of cell motility +
                                                is-asperm motility +
                                                is-atype IV pilus-dependent motility


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-alocalization
                        is-alocalization of cell
                                part-ofcell motility
                                        is-aactin polymerization-dependent cell motility +
                                        is-acell gliding +
                                        is-acell migration [GO:0016477] (942 genes, 1624 annotations)
                                                is-aameboidal cell migration +
                                                is-aangioblast cell migration +
                                                is-acell chemotaxis +
                                                is-acell migration in hindbrain +
                                                is-acell migration involved in heart development +
                                                is-acell migration involved in kidney development +
                                                is-acell migration involved in somitogenic axis elongation
                                                is-acell migration involved in vasculogenesis +
                                                is-acell rearrangement involved in Malpighian tubule morphogenesis +
                                                is-achondrocyte intercalation involved in growth plate cartilage morphogenesis
                                                is-adistal tip cell migration +
                                                is-adorsal closure, spreading of leading edge cells
                                                is-aforebrain cell migration +
                                                is-agerm cell migration +
                                                is-aglial cell migration +
                                                is-ahematopoietic stem cell migration +
                                                is-ahemocyte migration
                                                is-ahepatocyte cell migration
                                                is-ahypothalamus cell migration +
                                                is-ainductive cell migration
                                                is-aleukocyte migration +
                                                is-alymphoid lineage cell migration +
                                                is-amesenchymal stem cell migration involved in uteric bud morphogenesis
                                                is-amesonephric cell migration involved in male gonad development
                                                is-amuscle cell migration +
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cell migration +
                                                is-aneuroblast migration
                                                is-aneuromast primordium migration +
                                                is-aneuron migration +
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of cell migration +
                                                regulatesregulation of cell migration +
                                                is-askeletal muscle satellite cell migration
                                                is-asubstrate-dependent cell migration +
                                                is-awound healing, spreading of cells +
                                        is-acell motility in response to calcium ion
                                        is-acell motility in response to potassium ion
                                        is-acell motility involved in camera-type eye morphogenesis
                                        is-acell motility involved in cerebral cortex radial glia guided migration +
                                        is-acell motility involved in somitogenic axis elongation +
                                        is-acell movement involved in somal translocation
                                        is-acell swimming +
                                        is-acilium or flagellum-dependent cell motility +
                                        part-ofcytoplasmic actin-based contraction involved in cell motility +
                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cell motility +
                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of cell motility +
                                        regulatesregulation of cell motility +
                                        is-asperm motility +
                                        is-atype IV pilus-dependent motility


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-alocomotion
                        is-acell motility
                                is-aactin polymerization-dependent cell motility +
                                is-acell gliding +
                                is-acell migration [GO:0016477] (942 genes, 1624 annotations)
                                        is-aameboidal cell migration +
                                        is-aangioblast cell migration +
                                        is-acell chemotaxis +
                                        is-acell migration in hindbrain +
                                        is-acell migration involved in heart development +
                                        is-acell migration involved in kidney development +
                                        is-acell migration involved in somitogenic axis elongation
                                        is-acell migration involved in vasculogenesis +
                                        is-acell rearrangement involved in Malpighian tubule morphogenesis +
                                        is-achondrocyte intercalation involved in growth plate cartilage morphogenesis
                                        is-adistal tip cell migration +
                                        is-adorsal closure, spreading of leading edge cells
                                        is-aforebrain cell migration +
                                        is-agerm cell migration +
                                        is-aglial cell migration +
                                        is-ahematopoietic stem cell migration +
                                        is-ahemocyte migration
                                        is-ahepatocyte cell migration
                                        is-ahypothalamus cell migration +
                                        is-ainductive cell migration
                                        is-aleukocyte migration +
                                        is-alymphoid lineage cell migration +
                                        is-amesenchymal stem cell migration involved in uteric bud morphogenesis
                                        is-amesonephric cell migration involved in male gonad development
                                        is-amuscle cell migration +
                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cell migration +
                                        is-aneuroblast migration
                                        is-aneuromast primordium migration +
                                        is-aneuron migration +
                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of cell migration +
                                        regulatesregulation of cell migration +
                                        is-askeletal muscle satellite cell migration
                                        is-asubstrate-dependent cell migration +
                                        is-awound healing, spreading of cells +
                                is-acell motility in response to calcium ion
                                is-acell motility in response to potassium ion
                                is-acell motility involved in camera-type eye morphogenesis
                                is-acell motility involved in cerebral cortex radial glia guided migration +
                                is-acell motility involved in somitogenic axis elongation +
                                is-acell movement involved in somal translocation
                                is-acell swimming +
                                is-acilium or flagellum-dependent cell motility +
                                part-ofcytoplasmic actin-based contraction involved in cell motility +
                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cell motility +
                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of cell motility +
                                regulatesregulation of cell motility +
                                is-asperm motility +
                                is-atype IV pilus-dependent motility


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism cellular process
                                is-acellular component movement
                                        is-acell motility
                                                is-aactin polymerization-dependent cell motility +
                                                is-acell gliding +
                                                is-acell migration [GO:0016477] (942 genes, 1624 annotations)
                                                        is-aameboidal cell migration +
                                                        is-aangioblast cell migration +
                                                        is-acell chemotaxis +
                                                        is-acell migration in hindbrain +
                                                        is-acell migration involved in heart development +
                                                        is-acell migration involved in kidney development +
                                                        is-acell migration involved in somitogenic axis elongation
                                                        is-acell migration involved in vasculogenesis +
                                                        is-acell rearrangement involved in Malpighian tubule morphogenesis +
                                                        is-achondrocyte intercalation involved in growth plate cartilage morphogenesis
                                                        is-adistal tip cell migration +
                                                        is-adorsal closure, spreading of leading edge cells
                                                        is-aforebrain cell migration +
                                                        is-agerm cell migration +
                                                        is-aglial cell migration +
                                                        is-ahematopoietic stem cell migration +
                                                        is-ahemocyte migration
                                                        is-ahepatocyte cell migration
                                                        is-ahypothalamus cell migration +
                                                        is-ainductive cell migration
                                                        is-aleukocyte migration +
                                                        is-alymphoid lineage cell migration +
                                                        is-amesenchymal stem cell migration involved in uteric bud morphogenesis
                                                        is-amesonephric cell migration involved in male gonad development
                                                        is-amuscle cell migration +
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cell migration +
                                                        is-aneuroblast migration
                                                        is-aneuromast primordium migration +
                                                        is-aneuron migration +
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of cell migration +
                                                        regulatesregulation of cell migration +
                                                        is-askeletal muscle satellite cell migration
                                                        is-asubstrate-dependent cell migration +
                                                        is-awound healing, spreading of cells +
                                                is-acell motility in response to calcium ion
                                                is-acell motility in response to potassium ion
                                                is-acell motility involved in camera-type eye morphogenesis
                                                is-acell motility involved in cerebral cortex radial glia guided migration +
                                                is-acell motility involved in somitogenic axis elongation +
                                                is-acell movement involved in somal translocation
                                                is-acell swimming +
                                                is-acilium or flagellum-dependent cell motility +
                                                part-ofcytoplasmic actin-based contraction involved in cell motility +
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cell motility +
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of cell motility +
                                                regulatesregulation of cell motility +
                                                is-asperm motility +
                                                is-atype IV pilus-dependent motility


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