Term Information

Accession
GO:0031424
Name
keratinization
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
None
Alternate IDs
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Definition
The process in which the cytoplasm of the outermost cells of the vertebrate epidermis is replaced by keratin. Keratinization occurs in the stratum corneum, feathers, hair, claws, nails, hooves, and horns. Source: GOC:dph, GOC:ebc, GOC:tb, GOC:sdb_2009
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0031424 at QuickGO
Subset
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Parents of keratinization (GO:0031424)
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keratinization [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  keratinocyte differentiation (GO:0030216)
keratinization [is_a relation] is_a  multicellular organismal process (GO:0032501)
Children of keratinization (GO:0031424)
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cornification (GO:0070268) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  keratinization
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