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Term:
recognition of apoptotic cell (GO:0043654)
Annotations: Rat: (6) Mouse: (6) Human: (7) Chinchilla: (6) Bonobo: (7) Dog: (5) Squirrel: (5) Pig: (6)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
engulfment of apoptotic cell +   
negative regulation of apoptotic cell clearance +   
neutrophil clearance  
phagosome maturation involved in apoptotic cell clearance +   
positive regulation of apoptotic cell clearance +   
recognition of apoptotic cell  
The process in which a cell interprets signals (in the form of specific proteins and lipids) on the surface of a dying cell which it will engulf and remove by phagocytosis.
regulation of apoptotic cell clearance +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: detection of apoptotic cell ;   detection of apoptotic cell corpse ;   detection of cell corpse ;   recognition of apoptotic cell corpse ;   recognition of cell corpse
Definition Sources: GOC:rk, PMID:15536015

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