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Term:
type B pancreatic cell differentiation (GO:0003309)
Annotations: Rat: (29) Mouse: (30) Human: (32) Chinchilla: (23) Bonobo: (24) Dog: (27) Squirrel: (24) Pig: (27)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
pancreatic A cell differentiation +   
pancreatic D cell differentiation +   
pancreatic epsilon cell differentiation +   
pancreatic PP cell differentiation +   
type B pancreatic cell differentiation +   
The process in which relatively unspecialized cells acquire specialized structural and/or functional features of a type B pancreatic cell. A type B pancreatic cell is a cell located towards center of the islets of Langerhans that secretes insulin.

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: pancreatic B cell differentiation ;   pancreatic beta cell differentiation
Definition Sources: CL:0000169, GOC:dph, PMID:11076772

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