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Term Information

Accession
GO:0000768
Name
syncytium formation by plasma membrane fusion
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
cell fusion
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The formation of a syncytium, a mass of cytoplasm containing several nuclei enclosed within a single plasma membrane, by the fusion of the plasma membranes of two or more individual cells. Source: GOC:tb, GOC:mtg_muscle
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0000768 at QuickGO
Subset
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Parents of syncytium formation by plasma membrane fusion (GO:0000768)
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syncytium formation by plasma membrane fusion [BFO:0000051 relation] BFO:0000051  plasma membrane fusion (GO:0045026)
syncytium formation by plasma membrane fusion [is_a relation] is_a  syncytium formation (GO:0006949)
syncytium formation by plasma membrane fusion [is_a relation] is_a  cell-cell fusion (GO:0140253)
Children of syncytium formation by plasma membrane fusion (GO:0000768)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
myoblast fusion (GO:0007520) [is_a relation] is_a  syncytium formation by plasma membrane fusion
osteoclast fusion (GO:0072675) [is_a relation] is_a  syncytium formation by plasma membrane fusion
positive regulation of syncytium formation by plasma membrane fusion (GO:0060143) [RO:0002213 relation] RO:0002213  syncytium formation by plasma membrane fusion
macrophage fusion (GO:0034238) [is_a relation] is_a  syncytium formation by plasma membrane fusion
negative regulation of syncytium formation by plasma membrane fusion (GO:0034242) [RO:0002212 relation] RO:0002212  syncytium formation by plasma membrane fusion
regulation of syncytium formation by plasma membrane fusion (GO:0060142) [RO:0002211 relation] RO:0002211  syncytium formation by plasma membrane fusion
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