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Term:
epithelial to mesenchymal transition involved in cardiac fibroblast development (GO:0060940)
Annotations: Rat: (2) Mouse: (1) Human: (2) Chinchilla: (2) Bonobo: (2) Dog: (0) Squirrel: (0) Pig: (0)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
endocardial cushion to mesenchymal transition +   
epithelial to mesenchymal transition involved in cardiac fibroblast development  
A transition where an epicardial cell loses apical/basolateral polarity, severs intercellular adhesive junctions, degrades basement membrane components and becomes a migratory mesenchymal cell that will mature into a cardiac fibroblast.
epithelial to mesenchymal transition involved in coronary vasculature morphogenesis 
epithelial to mesenchymal transition involved in endocardial cushion formation +   
negative regulation of cardiac epithelial to mesenchymal transition +   
positive regulation of cardiac epithelial to mesenchymal transition +   
regulation of cardiac epithelial to mesenchymal transition +   

Synonyms
Definition Sources: GOC:mtg_heart

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