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Ontology Browser

Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
axonogenesis +     
axon arborization 
axon extension +   
axon guidance +   
The chemotaxis process that directs the migration of an axon growth cone to a specific target site in response to a combination of attractive and repulsive cues.
axon target recognition  
axonogenesis involved in innervation  
central nervous system neuron axonogenesis +   
collateral sprouting +   
dendrite guidance +  
negative regulation of axonogenesis +   
neuron projection extension involved in neuron projection guidance +   
peripheral nervous system neuron axonogenesis  
positive regulation of axonogenesis +   
regulation of axonogenesis +   
semaphorin-plexin signaling pathway involved in neuron projection guidance +   
sympathetic neuron projection guidance  

Exact Synonyms: axon pathfinding
Narrow Synonyms: axon growth cone guidance
Related Synonyms: axon chemotaxis
Alternate IDs: GO:0008040
Xrefs: Wikipedia:Axon_guidance
Definition Sources: ISBN:0878932437

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