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Term:positive regulation of penile erection
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Accession:GO:0060406 term browser browse the term
Definition:Any process that increases the rate, frequency or extent of penile erection. Penile erection is the hardening, enlarging and rising of the penis which often occurs in the sexually aroused male and enables sexual intercourse. Achieved by increased inflow of blood into the vessels of erectile tissue, and decreased outflow.

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G AR androgen receptor ISO RGD PMID:21315100 RGD:11576237 NCBI chr  X:56,722,828...56,909,004
Ensembl chr  X:66,791,081...66,969,357
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G DRD4 dopamine receptor D4 ISO RGD PMID:15814200 RGD:7175074 NCBI chr11:640,401...646,775 JBrowse link
G EDNRB endothelin receptor type B ISO RGD PMID:19884966 RGD:4892342 NCBI chr13:59,112,349...59,136,615
Ensembl chr13:78,153,020...78,177,286
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G OXT oxytocin/neurophysin I prepropeptide ISO RGD PMID:18671741 RGD:2304089 NCBI chr20:3,157,246...3,159,013 JBrowse link
G OXTR oxytocin receptor ISO RGD PMID:18469843 RGD:2304110 NCBI chr 3:8,701,344...8,721,706 JBrowse link
G P2RY1 purinergic receptor P2Y1 ISO RGD PMID:19303093 RGD:2315809 NCBI chr 3:149,859,748...149,865,873
Ensembl chr 3:157,426,692...157,427,813
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G P2RY2 purinergic receptor P2Y2 ISO RGD PMID:19303093 RGD:2315809 NCBI chr11:68,294,366...68,319,118
Ensembl chr11:71,532,958...71,534,091
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G PTGDR prostaglandin D2 receptor ISO RGD PMID:18047485 RGD:2316817 NCBI chr14:32,863,852...32,873,492
Ensembl chr14:51,149,155...51,158,161
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G SHH sonic hedgehog signaling molecule ISO RGD PMID:12533405 RGD:2306308 NCBI chr 7:147,400,112...147,414,036
Ensembl chr 7:159,114,666...159,126,651
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G VIP vasoactive intestinal peptide ISO RGD PMID:21166748 RGD:5685628 NCBI chr 6:150,564,545...150,573,582
Ensembl chr 6:155,254,652...155,263,730
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  biological_process 12561
    reproductive process 1479
      positive regulation of reproductive process 108
        positive regulation of penile erection 10
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  biological_process 12561
    reproduction 1480
      reproductive process 1479
        multi-organism reproductive process 1004
          sexual reproduction 803
            mating 50
              copulation 25
                penile erection 17
                  regulation of penile erection 12
                    positive regulation of penile erection 10
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