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Term:mating plug formation
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Accession:GO:0042628 term browser browse the term
Definition:The deposition of a plug of sperm or other gelatinous material into the opening of the vulva by a male at the termination of copulation. Probably acts to prevent subsequent matings by other males.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: copulatory plug biosynthesis;   copulatory plug deposition;   copulatory plug formation;   mating plug deposition

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Semg1 semenogelin 1 IEA GO_REF:0000043 UniProt GO_REF:0000043 NCBI chr 3:160,627,609...160,630,457
Ensembl chr 3:160,627,610...160,630,457
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G Serpine2 serpin family E member 2 ISO
MGI:MGI:2387774 (MGI:MGI:1932011|PMID:11248026)
PMID:11248026 GO_REF:0000107, MGI:MGI:1932011 NCBI chr 9:85,560,852...85,629,410
Ensembl chr 9:85,560,863...85,626,094
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G Tgm4 transglutaminase 4 ISO MGI:MGI:4362984 (MGI:MGI:5476611|PMID:23341775) RGD PMID:23341775 MGI:MGI:5476611 NCBI chr 8:132,117,279...132,157,485
Ensembl chr 8:132,120,452...132,157,485
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  biological_process 20028
    reproductive process 1797
      mating plug formation 3
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  biological_process 20028
    reproduction 1800
      reproductive process 1797
        multi-organism reproductive process 1248
          sexual reproduction 992
            mating 53
              copulation 27
                insemination 13
                  mating plug formation 3
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