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Term:
epithelial to mesenchymal transition involved in endocardial cushion formation (GO:0003198)
Annotations: Rat: (20) Mouse: (20) Human: (20) Chinchilla: (20) Bonobo: (20) Dog: (8) Squirrel: (1) Pig: (14)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
cell migration involved in endocardial cushion formation  
endocardial cushion to mesenchymal transition +   
epithelial to mesenchymal transition involved in cardiac fibroblast development  
epithelial to mesenchymal transition involved in coronary vasculature morphogenesis 
epithelial to mesenchymal transition involved in endocardial cushion formation +   
A transition where a cardiac epithelial cell loses apical/basolateral polarity, severs intercellular adhesive junctions, degrades basement membrane components and becomes a migratory mesenchymal cell that will contribute to the formation of the endocardial cushion.
negative regulation of cardiac epithelial to mesenchymal transition +   
positive regulation of cardiac epithelial to mesenchymal transition +   
regulation of cardiac epithelial to mesenchymal transition +   

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Definition Sources: GOC:mtg_heart

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