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Term:
germinal center formation (GO:0002467)
Annotations: Rat: (17) Mouse: (16) Human: (15) Chinchilla: (15) Bonobo: (15) Dog: (15) Squirrel: (14)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
adaptive immune effector response involving T cells and B lineage cells 
adaptive immune memory response involving T cells and B cells 
adenohypophysis formation 
adrenal cortex formation  
aerenchyma formation 
amelogenesis +   
amnioserosa formation 
angiogenesis +   
angiogenic sprout fusion +   
animal organ formation +   
anterior neural plate formation +  
anther wall tapetum formation +  
apical ectodermal ridge formation +  
arthrospore formation 
B cell mediated immunity +   
beak formation 
blastocyst formation +   
blood microparticle formation +   
cardiac chamber formation +   
cellular component assembly involved in morphogenesis +   
cellularization +   
central nervous system formation 
cephalic furrow formation 
cerebellar cortex formation +   
cerebellar granular layer formation +   
cerebellar molecular layer formation +   
cerebellar Purkinje cell layer formation +   
cerebellum formation  
chorion micropyle formation 
cranial nerve formation +   
dentinogenesis +   
dorsal appendage formation 
dorsal motor nucleus of vagus nerve formation +  
ectodermal placode formation +   
eggshell formation +  
embryonic camera-type eye formation +   
endocardial cushion formation +   
endocardium formation  
floor plate formation  
floral whorl formation 
flower formation 
forebrain-midbrain boundary formation  
formation of anatomical boundary +   
formation of infection structure on or near host +  
formation of primary germ layer +   
formation of specialized structure for nutrient acquisition from other organism involved in symbiotic interaction +  
fungiform papilla formation  
ganglion formation +  
germarium-derived egg chamber formation +  
germinal center formation +   
The process in which germinal centers form. A germinal center is a specialized microenvironment formed when activated B cells enter lymphoid follicles. Germinal centers are the foci for B cell proliferation and somatic hypermutation.
heart rudiment formation +  
heart valve formation +   
hindbrain formation +   
hypophysis formation 
inferior olivary nucleus formation 
kidney rudiment formation +   
labyrinthine layer formation 
lamina terminalis formation 
layer formation in cerebral cortex +   
leaflet formation +  
limb bud formation +   
locus ceruleus formation 
lung lobe formation  
lymphangiogenesis +   
mammary gland bud formation +   
mammary gland formation +   
medulla oblongata formation +  
metanephric cap formation +  
midbrain-hindbrain boundary initiation  
negative regulation of adaptive immune response based on somatic recombination of immune receptors built from immunoglobulin superfamily domains +   
neural crest formation +   
neural fold elevation formation  
neural fold formation +   
neural fold hinge point formation 
neural keel formation 
neural plate formation +   
neural rod formation +  
neurohypophysis formation 
nipple sheath formation  
notochord formation  
optic cup formation involved in camera-type eye development  
optic vesicle formation 
otolith formation +   
plant organ formation +  
platelet formation +   
pons formation +  
positive regulation of adaptive immune response based on somatic recombination of immune receptors built from immunoglobulin superfamily domains +   
posterior neural plate formation +  
prechordal plate formation  
primary adaptive immune response involving T cells and B cells 
primitive streak formation +   
regulation of adaptive immune response based on somatic recombination of immune receptors built from immunoglobulin superfamily domains +   
renal capsule formation +   
renal vesicle formation +   
reproductive blastospore formation 
retina layer formation +   
rhombomere formation +   
roof plate formation  
selective angioblast sprouting +  
somitogenesis +   
Spemann organizer formation +   
sporulation resulting in formation of a cellular spore +  
stomatal complex formation 
submandibular salivary gland formation  
superior olivary nucleus formation 
syncytium formation +   
T cell mediated immunity +   
T-helper 1 type immune response +   
T-helper 17 type immune response +   
taste bud formation 
tendon formation +   
tolerance induction dependent upon immune response +   
trabecula formation +   
tracheal pit formation in open tracheal system 
tracheoesophageal septum formation  
tube formation +   
ventral furrow formation +  

Synonyms
Definition Sources: GO_REF:0000022, GOC:jal, GOC:mtg_15nov05, ISBN:081533642X

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