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OBO ID: GO:0007267
Term Name: cell-cell signaling Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • cell-cell signalling
Definition: Any process that mediates the transfer of information from one cell to another. This process includes signal transduction in the receiving cell and, where applicable, release of a ligand and any processes that actively facilitate its transport and presentation to the receiving cell. Examples include signaling via soluble ligands, via cell adhesion molecules and via gap junctions.
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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