OBO ID: GO:0097102
Term Name: endothelial tip cell fate specification Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • angiogenic tip cell fate specification
Definition: The process involved in the specification of identity of an endothelial tip cell. Once specification has taken place, a cell will be committed to differentiate down a specific pathway if left in its normal environment. An endothelial tip cell is a specialized endothelial cell localized to the leading edge of an angiogenic sprout that senses extracellular signals and guides the directed growth of blood vessels. 21521739
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