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Term:
natural killer cell degranulation (GO:0043320)
Annotations: Rat: (11) Mouse: (9) Human: (10) Chinchilla: (8) Bonobo: (9) Dog: (4) Squirrel: (8) Pig: (5)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
basophil degranulation +   
cytotoxic T cell degranulation +   
eosinophil degranulation +   
mast cell degranulation +   
natural killer cell degranulation +   
The regulated exocytosis of secretory granules containing preformed mediators such as perforin and granzymes by a natural killer cell.
natural killer cell differentiation involved in immune response +   
natural killer cell mediated cytotoxicity directed against tumor cell target +   
natural killer cell proliferation involved in immune response +  
negative regulation of leukocyte degranulation +   
negative regulation of natural killer cell mediated cytotoxicity +   
neutrophil degranulation +   
positive regulation of leukocyte degranulation +   
positive regulation of natural killer cell mediated cytotoxicity +   
regulation of leukocyte degranulation +   
regulation of natural killer cell mediated cytotoxicity +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: NK cell degranulation ;   NK cell granule exocytosis ;   natural killer cell granule exocytosis
Definition Sources: ISBN:0781735149

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