OBO ID: GO:0001837
Term Name: epithelial to mesenchymal transition Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • EMT
  • epithelial-mesenchymal transition
  • mesenchymal cell differentiation from epithelial cell
Definition: A transition where an epithelial cell loses apical/basolateral polarity, severs intercellular adhesive junctions, degrades basement membrane components and becomes a migratory mesenchymal cell. 14701881
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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