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Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
cell recognition +     
endocytosis +     
phagocytosis +     
apoptotic cell clearance +   
caveolin-mediated endocytosis +   
cell-cell recognition +   
cell-matrix recognition +  
endocytosis involved in viral entry into host cell +   
endocytosis, site selection 
immune response-regulating cell surface receptor signaling pathway involved in phagocytosis +   
negative regulation of endocytosis +   
negative regulation of phagocytosis +   
neuron recognition +   
opsonization +   
phagocytosis, engulfment +   
phagocytosis, recognition +   
The initial step in phagocytosis involving adhesion to bacteria, immune complexes and other particulate matter, or an apoptotic cell and based on recognition of factors such as bacterial cell wall components, opsonins like complement and antibody or protein receptors and lipids like phosphatidyl serine, and leading to intracellular signaling in the phagocytosing cell.
phagolysosome assembly +   
pinocytosis +   
positive regulation of endocytosis +   
positive regulation of phagocytosis +   
postsynaptic endocytosis +   
presynaptic endocytosis +   
receptor-mediated endocytosis +   
recognition of pollen +  
regulation of endocytosis +   
regulation of phagocytosis +   
sperm entry  
ubiquitin-dependent endocytosis +   
vesicle scission involved in endocytosis +  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: recognition of phagocytosed substance by phagocytic cell
Definition Sources: GOC:curators, ISBN:0781735149

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