OBO ID: ZFA:0009293
Term Name: M cell Search Ontology:
  • M cells
Definition: An absorptive cell of the mammalian gut epithelium that endocytoses microorganisms and intact macromolecules from the gut lumen and transports them to the subepithelial space where they are presented to antigen-presenting cells and lymphocytes.
Appears at: Unknown
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
  • CL:0000682
  • TAO:0009293
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
EXPRESSION No data available
PHENOTYPE No data available