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Term:
epidermal cell fate specification (GO:0009957)
Annotations: Rat: (3) Mouse: (4) Human: (3) Chinchilla: (3) Bonobo: (3) Dog: (1) Squirrel: (0) Pig: (3)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
abaxial cell fate specification 
anther wall tapetum cell fate specification 
bundle sheath cell fate specification 
cardiac cell fate specification +   
cell fate specification involved in pattern specification +   
compound eye cone cell fate specification +  
ectodermal cell fate specification +   
endodermal cell fate specification +   
endothelial cell fate specification +   
eosinophil fate specification 
epidermal cell fate specification +   
The process in which a cell becomes capable of differentiating autonomously into an epidermal cell in an environment that is neutral with respect to the developmental pathway; upon specification, the cell fate can be reversed.
epithelial cell type specification, open tracheal system +  
glial cell fate specification +   
hair cell differentiation +   
keratinocyte differentiation +   
limb basal epidermal cell differentiation +  
mesodermal cell fate specification +   
muscle cell fate specification +   
myoblast fate specification +   
negative regulation of cell fate specification +   
negative regulation of epidermal cell differentiation +   
neuron fate specification +   
plant epidermal cell fate specification +  
positive regulation of cell fate specification +   
positive regulation of epidermal cell differentiation +   
regulation of cell fate specification +   
regulation of epidermal cell differentiation +   
sebaceous gland cell differentiation +   
skeletal muscle satellite cell fate specification 
stem cell fate specification +   
vulval cell fate specification 

Synonyms
Related Synonyms: hypodermal cell fate specification
Alternate IDs: GO:0043356
Definition Sources: GOC:mtg_sensu, GOC:sm

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