Term Information

Accession
GO:0014037
Name
Schwann cell differentiation
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
None
Alternate IDs
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Definition
The process in which a relatively unspecialized cell acquires the specialized features of a Schwann cell. Schwann cells are found in the peripheral nervous system, where they insulate neurons and axons, and regulate the environment in which neurons function. Source: GOC:ef
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0014037 at QuickGO
Subset
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Parents of Schwann cell differentiation (GO:0014037)
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Schwann cell differentiation [is_a relation] is_a  glial cell differentiation (GO:0010001)
Schwann cell differentiation [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  peripheral nervous system development (GO:0007422)
Children of Schwann cell differentiation (GO:0014037)
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positive regulation of Schwann cell differentiation (GO:0014040) [RO:0002213 relation] RO:0002213  Schwann cell differentiation
negative regulation of Schwann cell differentiation (GO:0014039) [RO:0002212 relation] RO:0002212  Schwann cell differentiation
regulation of Schwann cell differentiation (GO:0014038) [RO:0002211 relation] RO:0002211  Schwann cell differentiation
Schwann cell development (GO:0014044) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  Schwann cell differentiation
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