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OBO ID: GO:0070782
Term Name: phosphatidylserine exposure on apoptotic cell surface Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • externalization of phosphatidylserine
Definition: A phospholipid scrambling process that results in the appearance of phosphatidylserine on the outer leaflet of the plasma membrane of an apoptotic cell, which acts as an 'eat-me' signal for engulfing cells. Phosphatidylserine is exposed on the apoptotic cell surface by a phospholipid scramblase activity.11536005
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
PHENOTYPE No data available