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GO:0007281 germ cell development

Term Information

ID GO:0007281
Name germ cell development
Ontology Biological Process
Definition The process whose specific outcome is the progression of an immature germ cell over time, from its formation to the mature structure (gamete). A germ cell is any reproductive cell in a multicellular organism.
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Synonyms

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Type Synonym
narrow primordial germ cell development
exact germ-cell development

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Taxon Constraints

The use of this term should conform to the following taxon constraints:
Taxon Rule Ancestor GO ID Ancestor GO Term Name Relationship Taxon ID Taxon Reference(s)
GOTAX:0000299 GO:0032501 multicellular organismal process only_in_taxon 2759 Eukaryota
GOTAX:0000537 GO:0032501 multicellular organismal process never_in_taxon 4932 Saccharomyces cerevisiae
GOTAX:0000538 GO:0032501 multicellular organismal process never_in_taxon 4896 Schizosaccharomyces pombe
GOTAX:0001001 GO:0007276 gamete generation never_in_taxon 2, 2157, 4751 Fungi or Bacteria or Archaea
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Cross-Ontology Relations

Relation Other Ontology ID Term
results_in_development_of CL CL:0000586 germ cell

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Child Terms

This table lists all terms that are direct descendants (child terms) of GO:0007281:
Relationship To GO:0007281 Child Term Child Term Name
Part of GO:0007282 cystoblast division
Part of GO:0048134 germ-line cyst formation
Is a GO:0048599 oocyte development
Part of GO:0042078 germ-line stem cell division
Is a GO:0007286 spermatid development
Is a GO:0048477 oogenesis

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Co-occurring Terms

These tables show the number of times the term listed in the table has been co-annotated with GO:0007281. The terms are listed in descending order of number of times the term has been co-annotated.
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Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0007281 based on the entire annotation set Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0007281 based on non-IEA annotations only

Change Log

All changes

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2013-11-28 Added RELATION is a GO:0044702 (single organism reproductive process)
2013-01-25 Added RELATION is a GO:0022412 (cellular process involved in reproduction in multicellular organism)
2013-01-25 Deleted RELATION is a GO:0048610 (cellular process involved in reproduction)
2010-02-20 Added RELATION is a GO:0048610 (cellular process involved in reproduction)
2010-02-20 Added RELATION is a GO:0003006 (developmental process involved in reproduction)
2010-01-22 Deleted DEFINITION The process whose specific outcome is the progression of the immature germ cell over time, from its formation to the mature structure (gamete).
2010-01-22 Added DEFINITION The process whose specific outcome is the progression of an immature germ cell over time, from its formation to the mature structure (gamete). A germ cell is any reproductive cell in a multicellular organism.
2008-05-13 Added DEFINITION The process whose specific outcome is the progression of the immature germ cell over time, from its formation to the mature structure (gamete).
2008-05-12 Deleted DEFINITION The process whose specific outcome is the progression of the immature germ cell over time, from its formation to the mature structure (gamete).
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0048468 (cell development)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION part of GO:0007276 (gamete generation)
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM germ-cell development
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM primordial germ cell development
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM primordial germ cell development
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM germ-cell development
2006-12-04 Added SYNONYM primordial germ cell development
2005-07-06 Updated DEFINITION The process whose specific outcome is the progression of the immature germ cell over time, from its formation to the mature structure (gamete).
2005-06-16 Updated DEFINITION The process aimed at the progression of the immature germ cell over time, from its formation to the mature structure (gamete).
2004-07-18 Updated DEFINITION Processes aimed at the progression of the immature germ cell over time, from its formation to the mature structure (gamete).
2004-04-19 Added SYNONYM germ-cell development
2004-04-16 Deleted SYNONYM germ-cell development
2004-03-12 Updated TERM germ cell development
2004-03-12 Added SYNONYM germ-cell development
2004-03-12 Added DEFINITION The process by which an immature germ cell becomes a mature gamete.
2002-02-06 Updated TERM germ-cell development
2001-11-07 Updated TERM germ-cell development
2001-04-03 Updated TERM germ cell development
2001-03-30 Added TERM germ cell development

Term

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2004-03-12 Updated TERM germ cell development
2002-02-06 Updated TERM germ-cell development
2001-11-07 Updated TERM germ-cell development
2001-04-03 Updated TERM germ cell development
2001-03-30 Added TERM germ cell development

Definition/synonyms

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2010-01-22 Deleted DEFINITION The process whose specific outcome is the progression of the immature germ cell over time, from its formation to the mature structure (gamete).
2010-01-22 Added DEFINITION The process whose specific outcome is the progression of an immature germ cell over time, from its formation to the mature structure (gamete). A germ cell is any reproductive cell in a multicellular organism.
2008-05-13 Added DEFINITION The process whose specific outcome is the progression of the immature germ cell over time, from its formation to the mature structure (gamete).
2008-05-12 Deleted DEFINITION The process whose specific outcome is the progression of the immature germ cell over time, from its formation to the mature structure (gamete).
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM germ-cell development
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM primordial germ cell development
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM primordial germ cell development
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM germ-cell development
2006-12-04 Added SYNONYM primordial germ cell development
2005-07-06 Updated DEFINITION The process whose specific outcome is the progression of the immature germ cell over time, from its formation to the mature structure (gamete).
2005-06-16 Updated DEFINITION The process aimed at the progression of the immature germ cell over time, from its formation to the mature structure (gamete).
2004-07-18 Updated DEFINITION Processes aimed at the progression of the immature germ cell over time, from its formation to the mature structure (gamete).
2004-04-19 Added SYNONYM germ-cell development
2004-04-16 Deleted SYNONYM germ-cell development
2004-03-12 Added SYNONYM germ-cell development
2004-03-12 Added DEFINITION The process by which an immature germ cell becomes a mature gamete.

Relationships

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2013-11-28 Added RELATION is a GO:0044702 (single organism reproductive process)
2013-01-25 Added RELATION is a GO:0022412 (cellular process involved in reproduction in multicellular organism)
2013-01-25 Deleted RELATION is a GO:0048610 (cellular process involved in reproduction)
2010-02-20 Added RELATION is a GO:0048610 (cellular process involved in reproduction)
2010-02-20 Added RELATION is a GO:0003006 (developmental process involved in reproduction)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0048468 (cell development)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION part of GO:0007276 (gamete generation)
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