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Term:
myofibroblast contraction (GO:1990764)
Annotations: Rat: (2) Mouse: (2) Human: (2) Chinchilla: (2) Bonobo: (2) Dog: (2) Squirrel: (2) Pig: (2)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
actin-myosin filament sliding +   
apical constriction +   
cardiac muscle cell contraction +   
cytoplasmic actin-based contraction involved in cell motility +   
hepatic stellate cell contraction +   
myofibroblast contraction +   
The actin filament-based process in which cytoplasmic actin filaments slide past one another resulting in contraction of a myofibroblast.

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: MF contraction ;   MFB contraction
Definition Sources: PMID:19239477

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