OBO ID: GO:0097368
Term Name: establishment of Sertoli cell barrier Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • establishment of blood-testis barrier
  • establishment of BTB
  • establishment of SCB
Definition: Establishment of a structure near the basement membrane in adjacent Sertoli cells of the seminiferous epithelium for maintaining spermatogenesis. The structure consists of tight junctions, basal ectoplasmic specializations, and desmosome-like junctions. (2)
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