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GO term:iridophore differentiation
Synonym: iridophore cell differentiation
GO id:GO:0050935
Definition:The process in which a relatively unspecialized cell acquires the specialized features of an iridophore. Iridophores are pigment cells derived from the neural crest. They contain guanidine or other purine crystals deposited in stacks called reflecting platets or iridisomes. This gives them a silver, gold, or iridescent appearance.
Number of paths to term: 7

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 developmental process
                                        is-acell differentiation
                                                is-apigment cell differentiation
                                                        is-acyanophore differentiation +
                                                        is-aerythrophore differentiation +
                                                        is-airidophore differentiation [GO:0050935] (0 genes, 0 annotations)
                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of iridophore differentiation
                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of iridophore differentiation
                                                                regulatesregulation of iridophore differentiation +
                                                        is-aleucophore differentiation +
                                                        is-amelanocyte differentiation +
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of pigment cell differentiation +
                                                        part-ofpigment cell development
                                                        part-ofpigment granule maturation +
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of pigment cell differentiation +
                                                        regulatesregulation of pigment cell differentiation +
                                                        is-axanthophore differentiation +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-adevelopmental process
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process
                                is-acellular developmental process
                                        is-acell differentiation
                                                is-apigment cell differentiation
                                                        is-acyanophore differentiation +
                                                        is-aerythrophore differentiation +
                                                        is-airidophore differentiation [GO:0050935] (0 genes, 0 annotations)
                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of iridophore differentiation
                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of iridophore differentiation
                                                                regulatesregulation of iridophore differentiation +
                                                        is-aleucophore differentiation +
                                                        is-amelanocyte differentiation +
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of pigment cell differentiation +
                                                        part-ofpigment cell development
                                                        part-ofpigment granule maturation +
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of pigment cell differentiation +
                                                        regulatesregulation of pigment cell differentiation +
                                                        is-axanthophore differentiation +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-adevelopmental process
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process
                                is-adevelopmental pigmentation
                                        part-ofpigment cell differentiation
                                                is-acyanophore differentiation +
                                                is-aerythrophore differentiation +
                                                is-airidophore differentiation [GO:0050935] (0 genes, 0 annotations)
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of iridophore differentiation
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of iridophore differentiation
                                                        regulatesregulation of iridophore differentiation +
                                                is-aleucophore differentiation +
                                                is-amelanocyte differentiation +
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of pigment cell differentiation +
                                                part-ofpigment cell development
                                                part-ofpigment granule maturation +
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of pigment cell differentiation +
                                                regulatesregulation of pigment cell differentiation +
                                                is-axanthophore differentiation +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-apigmentation
                                is-adevelopmental pigmentation
                                        part-ofpigment cell differentiation
                                                is-acyanophore differentiation +
                                                is-aerythrophore differentiation +
                                                is-airidophore differentiation [GO:0050935] (0 genes, 0 annotations)
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of iridophore differentiation
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of iridophore differentiation
                                                        regulatesregulation of iridophore differentiation +
                                                is-aleucophore differentiation +
                                                is-amelanocyte differentiation +
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of pigment cell differentiation +
                                                part-ofpigment cell development
                                                part-ofpigment granule maturation +
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of pigment cell differentiation +
                                                regulatesregulation of pigment cell differentiation +
                                                is-axanthophore differentiation +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism cellular process
                                is-acellular developmental process
                                        is-acell differentiation
                                                is-apigment cell differentiation
                                                        is-acyanophore differentiation +
                                                        is-aerythrophore differentiation +
                                                        is-airidophore differentiation [GO:0050935] (0 genes, 0 annotations)
                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of iridophore differentiation
                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of iridophore differentiation
                                                                regulatesregulation of iridophore differentiation +
                                                        is-aleucophore differentiation +
                                                        is-amelanocyte differentiation +
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of pigment cell differentiation +
                                                        part-ofpigment cell development
                                                        part-ofpigment granule maturation +
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of pigment cell differentiation +
                                                        regulatesregulation of pigment cell differentiation +
                                                        is-axanthophore differentiation +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process
                                is-acellular developmental process
                                        is-acell differentiation
                                                is-apigment cell differentiation
                                                        is-acyanophore differentiation +
                                                        is-aerythrophore differentiation +
                                                        is-airidophore differentiation [GO:0050935] (0 genes, 0 annotations)
                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of iridophore differentiation
                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of iridophore differentiation
                                                                regulatesregulation of iridophore differentiation +
                                                        is-aleucophore differentiation +
                                                        is-amelanocyte differentiation +
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of pigment cell differentiation +
                                                        part-ofpigment cell development
                                                        part-ofpigment granule maturation +
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of pigment cell differentiation +
                                                        regulatesregulation of pigment cell differentiation +
                                                        is-axanthophore differentiation +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process
                                is-adevelopmental pigmentation
                                        part-ofpigment cell differentiation
                                                is-acyanophore differentiation +
                                                is-aerythrophore differentiation +
                                                is-airidophore differentiation [GO:0050935] (0 genes, 0 annotations)
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of iridophore differentiation
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of iridophore differentiation
                                                        regulatesregulation of iridophore differentiation +
                                                is-aleucophore differentiation +
                                                is-amelanocyte differentiation +
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of pigment cell differentiation +
                                                part-ofpigment cell development
                                                part-ofpigment granule maturation +
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of pigment cell differentiation +
                                                regulatesregulation of pigment cell differentiation +
                                                is-axanthophore differentiation +


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