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OBO ID: GO:0060126
Term Name: somatotropin secreting cell differentiation Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • growth hormone secreting cell differentiation
  • somatotrope differentiation
  • somatotroph differentiation
  • somatotrophin secreting cell differentiation
  • somatotropic cell differentiation
  • somatrophic cell differentiation
Definition: The process in which a relatively unspecialized cell acquires specialized structural and/or functional features of a somatotropin secreting cell. A somatotropin secreting cell is an acidophilic cell of the anterior pituitary that produces growth hormone, somatotropin.
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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