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Term:
cardiac pacemaker cell fate commitment (GO:0060927)
Annotations: Rat: (1) Mouse: (1) Human: (1) Chinchilla: (1) Bonobo: (1) Dog: (1) Squirrel: (0) Pig: (1)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
atrial cardiac muscle cell fate commitment 
atrioventricular node cell differentiation +   
canonical Wnt signaling pathway involved in cardiac muscle cell fate commitment +   
cardiac muscle cell fate determination 
cardiac pacemaker cell development +   
cardiac pacemaker cell fate commitment +   
The commitment of cells to pacemaker cell fates and their capacity to differentiate into pacemaker cells. Pacemaker cells are specialized cardiomyocytes that are responsible for regulating the timing of heart contractions.
sinoatrial node cell differentiation +   
ventricular cardiac muscle cell fate commitment 

Synonyms
Broad Synonyms: pacemaker cell fate commitment
Definition Sources: GOC:mtg_cardiac_conduct_nov11, GOC:mtg_heart

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