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Term:
inner ear receptor cell differentiation (GO:0060113)
Annotations: Rat: (83) Mouse: (81) Human: (66) Chinchilla: (63) Bonobo: (64) Dog: (52) Squirrel: (65) Pig: (51)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
cochlea development +   
inner ear morphogenesis +   
inner ear receptor cell differentiation +   
The process in which relatively unspecialized cells, acquire specialized structural and/or functional features of inner ear receptor cells. Inner ear receptor cells are mechanorecptors found in the inner ear responsible for transducing signals involved in balance and sensory perception of sound.
mechanoreceptor differentiation involved in mechanosensory epithelium regeneration +  
negative regulation of mechanoreceptor differentiation +   
neuromast hair cell differentiation +   
otic vesicle development +   
otolith development +   
positive regulation of mechanoreceptor differentiation +   
regulation of mechanoreceptor differentiation +   
semicircular canal development +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: inner ear hair cell differentiation
Definition Sources: GOC:dph

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