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Term:
photoreceptor cell fate specification (GO:0043704)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
auditory receptor cell fate specification +   
eye photoreceptor cell fate commitment +   
ocellus photoreceptor cell fate commitment 
photoreceptor cell fate determination +  
photoreceptor cell fate specification +  
The process in which a cell becomes capable of differentiating autonomously into a photoreceptor cell in an environment that is neutral with respect to the developmental pathway. Upon specification, the cell fate can be reversed.
positive regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter involved in neuron fate specification 
spinal cord association neuron specification +   
spinal cord commissural neuron specification 
spinal cord motor neuron cell fate specification +   
ventral spinal cord interneuron specification +   

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Definition Sources: GOC:mtg_sensu

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