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Term:
sequestering of extracellular ligand from receptor (GO:0035581)
Annotations: Rat: (10) Mouse: (10) Human: (11) Chinchilla: (9) Bonobo: (9) Dog: (12) Squirrel: (9) Pig: (10)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
sequestering of extracellular ligand from receptor +   
The process of binding or confining an extracellular signaling ligand, such that the ligand is unable to bind to its cell surface receptor.

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: extracellular sequestering of receptor ligand
Related Synonyms: negative regulation of protein bioavailability
Definition Sources: GOC:BHF, GOC:signaling

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