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GENE - TERM ANNOTATION REPORT

CRRD ID: 1306074
Species: Rattus norvegicus
CRRD Object: Gene
Symbol: Mymk
Name: myomaker, myoblast fusion factor
Acc ID: GO:0007520
Term: myoblast fusion
Definition: A process in which non-proliferating myoblasts fuse to existing fibers or to myotubes to form new fibers. A myoblast is a mononucleate cell type that, by fusion with other myoblasts, gives rise to the myotubes that eventually develop into skeletal muscle fibers.
Definition Source(s): CL:0000056, GOC:mtg_muscle
Note: Use of the qualifier "multiple interactions" designates that the annotated interaction is comprised of a complex set of reactions and/or regulatory events, possibly involving additional chemicals and/or gene products.
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