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GO:0000768 syncytium formation by plasma membrane fusion

Term Information

ID GO:0000768
Name syncytium formation by plasma membrane fusion
Ontology Biological Process
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.
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Type Synonym
broad cell fusion
exact cell-cell fusion

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Relationship To GO:0000768 Child Term Child Term Name
Is a GO:0007520 myoblast fusion
Is a GO:0034238 macrophage fusion
Negatively regulates GO:0034242 negative regulation of syncytium formation by plasma membrane fusion
Regulates GO:0060142 regulation of syncytium formation by plasma membrane fusion
Positively regulates GO:0060143 positive regulation of syncytium formation by plasma membrane fusion
Is a GO:0072675 osteoclast fusion

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Co-occurring Terms

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Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0000768 based on the entire annotation set Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0000768 based on non-IEA annotations only

Change Log

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Timestamp Action Category Detail
2009-09-06 Deleted RELATION is a GO:0045026 (plasma membrane fusion)
2008-05-13 Added 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.
2008-05-12 Deleted 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.
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0006949 (syncytium formation)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0045026 (plasma membrane fusion)
2007-11-08 Added SYNONYM cell fusion
2007-11-08 Added SYNONYM cell-cell fusion
2003-03-26 Added 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.
2002-12-06 Added TERM syncytium formation by plasma membrane fusion

Term

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2002-12-06 Added TERM syncytium formation by plasma membrane fusion

Definition/synonyms

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2008-05-13 Added 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.
2008-05-12 Deleted 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.
2007-11-08 Added SYNONYM cell fusion
2007-11-08 Added SYNONYM cell-cell fusion
2003-03-26 Added 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.

Relationships

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2009-09-06 Deleted RELATION is a GO:0045026 (plasma membrane fusion)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0006949 (syncytium formation)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0045026 (plasma membrane fusion)
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