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Term:
keratinocyte activation (GO:0032980)
Annotations: Rat: (1) Mouse: (0) Human: (1) Chinchilla: (1) Bonobo: (1) Dog: (1) Squirrel: (1)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
cell activation +     
cell activation involved in immune response +   
chondrocyte activation 
egg activation +   
endothelial cell activation +   
fibroblast activation +   
follicular dendritic cell activation +   
glial cell activation +   
keratinocyte activation  
A change in the morphology or behavior of a keratinocyte resulting from exposure to an activating factor such as a cellular or soluble ligand. Upon activation, keratinocytes become migratory and hyperproliferative, and produce growth factors and cytokines.
leukocyte activation +   
negative regulation of cell activation +   
neuroblast activation 
platelet activation +   
positive regulation of cell activation +   
regulation of cell activation +   
skeletal muscle satellite cell activation +   
thrombocyte activation 

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Definition Sources: GOC:mah, PMID:15737202

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