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GO term:epithelial cell differentiation
GO id:GO:0030855
Definition:The process in which a relatively unspecialized cell acquires specialized features of an epithelial cell, any of the cells making up an epithelium.
Number of paths to term: 5

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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 developmental process
                                        is-acell differentiation
                                                is-aanther wall tapetum cell differentiation +
                                                is-aantipodal cell differentiation +
                                                is-acardiocyte differentiation +
                                                part-ofcell development +
                                                is-acell differentiation in hindbrain +
                                                is-acell differentiation in spinal cord +
                                                is-acell differentiation involved in embryonic placenta development +
                                                is-acell differentiation involved in kidney development +
                                                is-acell differentiation involved in salivary gland development +
                                                is-acell differentiation involved in spore germination
                                                part-ofcell fate commitment +
                                                is-achondroblast differentiation
                                                is-achondrocyte differentiation +
                                                is-achorionic trophoblast cell differentiation +
                                                is-acollenchyma cell differentiation
                                                is-acompound eye cone cell differentiation +
                                                is-acorticotropin hormone secreting cell differentiation +
                                                is-aectodermal cell differentiation +
                                                is-aembryo sac central cell differentiation +
                                                is-aembryo sac egg cell differentiation +
                                                is-aendodermal cell differentiation +
                                                is-aepithelial cell differentiation [GO:0030855] (475 genes, 693 annotations)
                                                        is-acolumnar/cuboidal epithelial cell differentiation +
                                                        is-acumulus cell differentiation +
                                                        is-aendothelial cell differentiation +
                                                        is-aepidermal cell differentiation +
                                                        part-ofepithelial cell development +
                                                        is-aepithelial cell differentiation involved in embryonic placenta development +
                                                        is-aepithelial cell differentiation involved in kidney development +
                                                        is-aepithelial cell differentiation involved in prostate gland development +
                                                        is-aepithelial cell differentiation involved in salivary gland development +
                                                        part-ofepithelial cell fate commitment +
                                                        is-agranulosa cell differentiation +
                                                        is-ahepatoblast differentiation
                                                        is-ahepatocyte differentiation +
                                                        is-aleading edge cell differentiation +
                                                        is-alens fiber cell differentiation +
                                                        is-alung epithelial cell differentiation +
                                                        is-aMalpighian tubule principal cell differentiation
                                                        is-aMalpighian tubule stellate cell differentiation
                                                        is-amammary gland epithelial cell differentiation +
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of epithelial cell differentiation +
                                                        is-aodontoblast differentiation +
                                                        is-apolarized epithelial cell differentiation +
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of epithelial cell differentiation +
                                                        regulatesregulation of epithelial cell differentiation +
                                                        is-arespiratory basal cell differentiation
                                                        is-aSertoli cell differentiation +
                                                        is-aureter epithelial cell differentiation
                                                is-afat cell differentiation +
                                                is-afoam cell differentiation +
                                                is-afollicular dendritic cell differentiation
                                                part-ofG1 to G0 transition involved in cell differentiation
                                                is-agenerative cell differentiation
                                                is-aglial cell differentiation +
                                                is-aguard mother cell differentiation
                                                is-ahematopoietic progenitor cell differentiation +
                                                is-ahemocyte differentiation +
                                                is-ahepatic stellate cell differentiation
                                                is-aheterocyst differentiation
                                                is-ahypothalamus cell differentiation +
                                                is-ainner cell mass cell differentiation +
                                                is-aleukocyte differentiation +
                                                is-aLeydig cell differentiation
                                                is-alung cell differentiation +
                                                is-aMalpighian tubule tip cell differentiation
                                                is-amesodermal cell differentiation +
                                                is-amicrosporocyte differentiation
                                                is-amuscle cell differentiation +
                                                is-amyeloid cell differentiation +
                                                is-amyofibroblast differentiation
                                                is-amystery cell differentiation
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cell differentiation +
                                                is-aneurogenesis +
                                                is-aneuromast mantle cell differentiation +
                                                is-aneuromast support cell differentiation +
                                                is-aneuron differentiation +
                                                is-anotochord cell differentiation +
                                                is-aoenocyte differentiation +
                                                is-aoocyte differentiation +
                                                is-aosteoblast differentiation +
                                                is-apancreatic epsilon cell differentiation +
                                                is-aparenchymal cell differentiation +
                                                is-apigment cell differentiation +
                                                is-apigment cell precursor differentiation
                                                is-apollen sperm cell differentiation
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of cell differentiation +
                                                is-aprolactin secreting cell differentiation +
                                                regulatesregulation of cell differentiation +
                                                is-arenal filtration cell differentiation +
                                                is-arhombomere cell differentiation
                                                is-asclerenchyma cell differentiation
                                                is-asieve cell differentiation
                                                is-askeletal muscle cell differentiation +
                                                is-asomatotropin secreting cell differentiation +
                                                is-asorocarp spore cell differentiation +
                                                is-aspermatid differentiation +
                                                is-asporocyte differentiation
                                                is-asporulation resulting in formation of a cellular spore +
                                                is-astem cell differentiation +
                                                is-asynergid differentiation +
                                                is-atendon cell differentiation +
                                                is-atransdifferentiation
                                                is-atrophectodermal cell differentiation +
                                                is-avasculogenesis +
                                                is-avegetative cell differentiation
                                                is-axylem vessel member cell differentiation


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-adevelopmental process
                        is-aanatomical structure development
                                is-atissue development
                                        is-aepithelium development
                                                part-ofepithelial cell differentiation [GO:0030855] (475 genes, 693 annotations)
                                                        is-acolumnar/cuboidal epithelial cell differentiation +
                                                        is-acumulus cell differentiation +
                                                        is-aendothelial cell differentiation +
                                                        is-aepidermal cell differentiation +
                                                        part-ofepithelial cell development +
                                                        is-aepithelial cell differentiation involved in embryonic placenta development +
                                                        is-aepithelial cell differentiation involved in kidney development +
                                                        is-aepithelial cell differentiation involved in prostate gland development +
                                                        is-aepithelial cell differentiation involved in salivary gland development +
                                                        part-ofepithelial cell fate commitment +
                                                        is-agranulosa cell differentiation +
                                                        is-ahepatoblast differentiation
                                                        is-ahepatocyte differentiation +
                                                        is-aleading edge cell differentiation +
                                                        is-alens fiber cell differentiation +
                                                        is-alung epithelial cell differentiation +
                                                        is-aMalpighian tubule principal cell differentiation
                                                        is-aMalpighian tubule stellate cell differentiation
                                                        is-amammary gland epithelial cell differentiation +
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of epithelial cell differentiation +
                                                        is-aodontoblast differentiation +
                                                        is-apolarized epithelial cell differentiation +
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of epithelial cell differentiation +
                                                        regulatesregulation of epithelial cell differentiation +
                                                        is-arespiratory basal cell differentiation
                                                        is-aSertoli cell differentiation +
                                                        is-aureter epithelial cell differentiation
                                                is-aheart rudiment development +
                                                is-akidney epithelium development +
                                                is-alung epithelium development +
                                                is-amammary gland epithelium development +
                                                part-ofmorphogenesis of an epithelium +
                                                is-aneural plate development +
                                                is-aoviduct epithelium development
                                                is-apericardium development +
                                                is-aretinal pigment epithelium development
                                                is-aseminal vesicle epithelium development
                                                is-aureter urothelium development +
                                                is-aurethra epithelium development
                                                is-auterine epithelium development


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-adevelopmental process
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process
                                is-acellular developmental process
                                        is-acell differentiation
                                                is-aanther wall tapetum cell differentiation +
                                                is-aantipodal cell differentiation +
                                                is-acardiocyte differentiation +
                                                part-ofcell development +
                                                is-acell differentiation in hindbrain +
                                                is-acell differentiation in spinal cord +
                                                is-acell differentiation involved in embryonic placenta development +
                                                is-acell differentiation involved in kidney development +
                                                is-acell differentiation involved in salivary gland development +
                                                is-acell differentiation involved in spore germination
                                                part-ofcell fate commitment +
                                                is-achondroblast differentiation
                                                is-achondrocyte differentiation +
                                                is-achorionic trophoblast cell differentiation +
                                                is-acollenchyma cell differentiation
                                                is-acompound eye cone cell differentiation +
                                                is-acorticotropin hormone secreting cell differentiation +
                                                is-aectodermal cell differentiation +
                                                is-aembryo sac central cell differentiation +
                                                is-aembryo sac egg cell differentiation +
                                                is-aendodermal cell differentiation +
                                                is-aepithelial cell differentiation [GO:0030855] (475 genes, 693 annotations)
                                                        is-acolumnar/cuboidal epithelial cell differentiation +
                                                        is-acumulus cell differentiation +
                                                        is-aendothelial cell differentiation +
                                                        is-aepidermal cell differentiation +
                                                        part-ofepithelial cell development +
                                                        is-aepithelial cell differentiation involved in embryonic placenta development +
                                                        is-aepithelial cell differentiation involved in kidney development +
                                                        is-aepithelial cell differentiation involved in prostate gland development +
                                                        is-aepithelial cell differentiation involved in salivary gland development +
                                                        part-ofepithelial cell fate commitment +
                                                        is-agranulosa cell differentiation +
                                                        is-ahepatoblast differentiation
                                                        is-ahepatocyte differentiation +
                                                        is-aleading edge cell differentiation +
                                                        is-alens fiber cell differentiation +
                                                        is-alung epithelial cell differentiation +
                                                        is-aMalpighian tubule principal cell differentiation
                                                        is-aMalpighian tubule stellate cell differentiation
                                                        is-amammary gland epithelial cell differentiation +
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of epithelial cell differentiation +
                                                        is-aodontoblast differentiation +
                                                        is-apolarized epithelial cell differentiation +
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of epithelial cell differentiation +
                                                        regulatesregulation of epithelial cell differentiation +
                                                        is-arespiratory basal cell differentiation
                                                        is-aSertoli cell differentiation +
                                                        is-aureter epithelial cell differentiation
                                                is-afat cell differentiation +
                                                is-afoam cell differentiation +
                                                is-afollicular dendritic cell differentiation
                                                part-ofG1 to G0 transition involved in cell differentiation
                                                is-agenerative cell differentiation
                                                is-aglial cell differentiation +
                                                is-aguard mother cell differentiation
                                                is-ahematopoietic progenitor cell differentiation +
                                                is-ahemocyte differentiation +
                                                is-ahepatic stellate cell differentiation
                                                is-aheterocyst differentiation
                                                is-ahypothalamus cell differentiation +
                                                is-ainner cell mass cell differentiation +
                                                is-aleukocyte differentiation +
                                                is-aLeydig cell differentiation
                                                is-alung cell differentiation +
                                                is-aMalpighian tubule tip cell differentiation
                                                is-amesodermal cell differentiation +
                                                is-amicrosporocyte differentiation
                                                is-amuscle cell differentiation +
                                                is-amyeloid cell differentiation +
                                                is-amyofibroblast differentiation
                                                is-amystery cell differentiation
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cell differentiation +
                                                is-aneurogenesis +
                                                is-aneuromast mantle cell differentiation +
                                                is-aneuromast support cell differentiation +
                                                is-aneuron differentiation +
                                                is-anotochord cell differentiation +
                                                is-aoenocyte differentiation +
                                                is-aoocyte differentiation +
                                                is-aosteoblast differentiation +
                                                is-apancreatic epsilon cell differentiation +
                                                is-aparenchymal cell differentiation +
                                                is-apigment cell differentiation +
                                                is-apigment cell precursor differentiation
                                                is-apollen sperm cell differentiation
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of cell differentiation +
                                                is-aprolactin secreting cell differentiation +
                                                regulatesregulation of cell differentiation +
                                                is-arenal filtration cell differentiation +
                                                is-arhombomere cell differentiation
                                                is-asclerenchyma cell differentiation
                                                is-asieve cell differentiation
                                                is-askeletal muscle cell differentiation +
                                                is-asomatotropin secreting cell differentiation +
                                                is-asorocarp spore cell differentiation +
                                                is-aspermatid differentiation +
                                                is-asporocyte differentiation
                                                is-asporulation resulting in formation of a cellular spore +
                                                is-astem cell differentiation +
                                                is-asynergid differentiation +
                                                is-atendon cell differentiation +
                                                is-atransdifferentiation
                                                is-atrophectodermal cell differentiation +
                                                is-avasculogenesis +
                                                is-avegetative cell differentiation
                                                is-axylem vessel member cell differentiation


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism cellular process
                                is-acellular developmental process
                                        is-acell differentiation
                                                is-aanther wall tapetum cell differentiation +
                                                is-aantipodal cell differentiation +
                                                is-acardiocyte differentiation +
                                                part-ofcell development +
                                                is-acell differentiation in hindbrain +
                                                is-acell differentiation in spinal cord +
                                                is-acell differentiation involved in embryonic placenta development +
                                                is-acell differentiation involved in kidney development +
                                                is-acell differentiation involved in salivary gland development +
                                                is-acell differentiation involved in spore germination
                                                part-ofcell fate commitment +
                                                is-achondroblast differentiation
                                                is-achondrocyte differentiation +
                                                is-achorionic trophoblast cell differentiation +
                                                is-acollenchyma cell differentiation
                                                is-acompound eye cone cell differentiation +
                                                is-acorticotropin hormone secreting cell differentiation +
                                                is-aectodermal cell differentiation +
                                                is-aembryo sac central cell differentiation +
                                                is-aembryo sac egg cell differentiation +
                                                is-aendodermal cell differentiation +
                                                is-aepithelial cell differentiation [GO:0030855] (475 genes, 693 annotations)
                                                        is-acolumnar/cuboidal epithelial cell differentiation +
                                                        is-acumulus cell differentiation +
                                                        is-aendothelial cell differentiation +
                                                        is-aepidermal cell differentiation +
                                                        part-ofepithelial cell development +
                                                        is-aepithelial cell differentiation involved in embryonic placenta development +
                                                        is-aepithelial cell differentiation involved in kidney development +
                                                        is-aepithelial cell differentiation involved in prostate gland development +
                                                        is-aepithelial cell differentiation involved in salivary gland development +
                                                        part-ofepithelial cell fate commitment +
                                                        is-agranulosa cell differentiation +
                                                        is-ahepatoblast differentiation
                                                        is-ahepatocyte differentiation +
                                                        is-aleading edge cell differentiation +
                                                        is-alens fiber cell differentiation +
                                                        is-alung epithelial cell differentiation +
                                                        is-aMalpighian tubule principal cell differentiation
                                                        is-aMalpighian tubule stellate cell differentiation
                                                        is-amammary gland epithelial cell differentiation +
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of epithelial cell differentiation +
                                                        is-aodontoblast differentiation +
                                                        is-apolarized epithelial cell differentiation +
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of epithelial cell differentiation +
                                                        regulatesregulation of epithelial cell differentiation +
                                                        is-arespiratory basal cell differentiation
                                                        is-aSertoli cell differentiation +
                                                        is-aureter epithelial cell differentiation
                                                is-afat cell differentiation +
                                                is-afoam cell differentiation +
                                                is-afollicular dendritic cell differentiation
                                                part-ofG1 to G0 transition involved in cell differentiation
                                                is-agenerative cell differentiation
                                                is-aglial cell differentiation +
                                                is-aguard mother cell differentiation
                                                is-ahematopoietic progenitor cell differentiation +
                                                is-ahemocyte differentiation +
                                                is-ahepatic stellate cell differentiation
                                                is-aheterocyst differentiation
                                                is-ahypothalamus cell differentiation +
                                                is-ainner cell mass cell differentiation +
                                                is-aleukocyte differentiation +
                                                is-aLeydig cell differentiation
                                                is-alung cell differentiation +
                                                is-aMalpighian tubule tip cell differentiation
                                                is-amesodermal cell differentiation +
                                                is-amicrosporocyte differentiation
                                                is-amuscle cell differentiation +
                                                is-amyeloid cell differentiation +
                                                is-amyofibroblast differentiation
                                                is-amystery cell differentiation
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cell differentiation +
                                                is-aneurogenesis +
                                                is-aneuromast mantle cell differentiation +
                                                is-aneuromast support cell differentiation +
                                                is-aneuron differentiation +
                                                is-anotochord cell differentiation +
                                                is-aoenocyte differentiation +
                                                is-aoocyte differentiation +
                                                is-aosteoblast differentiation +
                                                is-apancreatic epsilon cell differentiation +
                                                is-aparenchymal cell differentiation +
                                                is-apigment cell differentiation +
                                                is-apigment cell precursor differentiation
                                                is-apollen sperm cell differentiation
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of cell differentiation +
                                                is-aprolactin secreting cell differentiation +
                                                regulatesregulation of cell differentiation +
                                                is-arenal filtration cell differentiation +
                                                is-arhombomere cell differentiation
                                                is-asclerenchyma cell differentiation
                                                is-asieve cell differentiation
                                                is-askeletal muscle cell differentiation +
                                                is-asomatotropin secreting cell differentiation +
                                                is-asorocarp spore cell differentiation +
                                                is-aspermatid differentiation +
                                                is-asporocyte differentiation
                                                is-asporulation resulting in formation of a cellular spore +
                                                is-astem cell differentiation +
                                                is-asynergid differentiation +
                                                is-atendon cell differentiation +
                                                is-atransdifferentiation
                                                is-atrophectodermal cell differentiation +
                                                is-avasculogenesis +
                                                is-avegetative cell differentiation
                                                is-axylem vessel member cell differentiation


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process
                                is-acellular developmental process
                                        is-acell differentiation
                                                is-aanther wall tapetum cell differentiation +
                                                is-aantipodal cell differentiation +
                                                is-acardiocyte differentiation +
                                                part-ofcell development +
                                                is-acell differentiation in hindbrain +
                                                is-acell differentiation in spinal cord +
                                                is-acell differentiation involved in embryonic placenta development +
                                                is-acell differentiation involved in kidney development +
                                                is-acell differentiation involved in salivary gland development +
                                                is-acell differentiation involved in spore germination
                                                part-ofcell fate commitment +
                                                is-achondroblast differentiation
                                                is-achondrocyte differentiation +
                                                is-achorionic trophoblast cell differentiation +
                                                is-acollenchyma cell differentiation
                                                is-acompound eye cone cell differentiation +
                                                is-acorticotropin hormone secreting cell differentiation +
                                                is-aectodermal cell differentiation +
                                                is-aembryo sac central cell differentiation +
                                                is-aembryo sac egg cell differentiation +
                                                is-aendodermal cell differentiation +
                                                is-aepithelial cell differentiation [GO:0030855] (475 genes, 693 annotations)
                                                        is-acolumnar/cuboidal epithelial cell differentiation +
                                                        is-acumulus cell differentiation +
                                                        is-aendothelial cell differentiation +
                                                        is-aepidermal cell differentiation +
                                                        part-ofepithelial cell development +
                                                        is-aepithelial cell differentiation involved in embryonic placenta development +
                                                        is-aepithelial cell differentiation involved in kidney development +
                                                        is-aepithelial cell differentiation involved in prostate gland development +
                                                        is-aepithelial cell differentiation involved in salivary gland development +
                                                        part-ofepithelial cell fate commitment +
                                                        is-agranulosa cell differentiation +
                                                        is-ahepatoblast differentiation
                                                        is-ahepatocyte differentiation +
                                                        is-aleading edge cell differentiation +
                                                        is-alens fiber cell differentiation +
                                                        is-alung epithelial cell differentiation +
                                                        is-aMalpighian tubule principal cell differentiation
                                                        is-aMalpighian tubule stellate cell differentiation
                                                        is-amammary gland epithelial cell differentiation +
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of epithelial cell differentiation +
                                                        is-aodontoblast differentiation +
                                                        is-apolarized epithelial cell differentiation +
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of epithelial cell differentiation +
                                                        regulatesregulation of epithelial cell differentiation +
                                                        is-arespiratory basal cell differentiation
                                                        is-aSertoli cell differentiation +
                                                        is-aureter epithelial cell differentiation
                                                is-afat cell differentiation +
                                                is-afoam cell differentiation +
                                                is-afollicular dendritic cell differentiation
                                                part-ofG1 to G0 transition involved in cell differentiation
                                                is-agenerative cell differentiation
                                                is-aglial cell differentiation +
                                                is-aguard mother cell differentiation
                                                is-ahematopoietic progenitor cell differentiation +
                                                is-ahemocyte differentiation +
                                                is-ahepatic stellate cell differentiation
                                                is-aheterocyst differentiation
                                                is-ahypothalamus cell differentiation +
                                                is-ainner cell mass cell differentiation +
                                                is-aleukocyte differentiation +
                                                is-aLeydig cell differentiation
                                                is-alung cell differentiation +
                                                is-aMalpighian tubule tip cell differentiation
                                                is-amesodermal cell differentiation +
                                                is-amicrosporocyte differentiation
                                                is-amuscle cell differentiation +
                                                is-amyeloid cell differentiation +
                                                is-amyofibroblast differentiation
                                                is-amystery cell differentiation
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cell differentiation +
                                                is-aneurogenesis +
                                                is-aneuromast mantle cell differentiation +
                                                is-aneuromast support cell differentiation +
                                                is-aneuron differentiation +
                                                is-anotochord cell differentiation +
                                                is-aoenocyte differentiation +
                                                is-aoocyte differentiation +
                                                is-aosteoblast differentiation +
                                                is-apancreatic epsilon cell differentiation +
                                                is-aparenchymal cell differentiation +
                                                is-apigment cell differentiation +
                                                is-apigment cell precursor differentiation
                                                is-apollen sperm cell differentiation
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of cell differentiation +
                                                is-aprolactin secreting cell differentiation +
                                                regulatesregulation of cell differentiation +
                                                is-arenal filtration cell differentiation +
                                                is-arhombomere cell differentiation
                                                is-asclerenchyma cell differentiation
                                                is-asieve cell differentiation
                                                is-askeletal muscle cell differentiation +
                                                is-asomatotropin secreting cell differentiation +
                                                is-asorocarp spore cell differentiation +
                                                is-aspermatid differentiation +
                                                is-asporocyte differentiation
                                                is-asporulation resulting in formation of a cellular spore +
                                                is-astem cell differentiation +
                                                is-asynergid differentiation +
                                                is-atendon cell differentiation +
                                                is-atransdifferentiation
                                                is-atrophectodermal cell differentiation +
                                                is-avasculogenesis +
                                                is-avegetative cell differentiation
                                                is-axylem vessel member cell differentiation


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MGI 5.17
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