Term Information

Accession
GO:0033327
Name
Leydig cell differentiation
Ontology
biological_process
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Definition
The process in which a relatively unspecialized cell acquires specialized structural and/or functional features of a Leydig cell. A Leydig cell is a testosterone-secreting cell in the interstitial area, between the seminiferous tubules, in the testis. Source: GOC:ln, PMID:12050120
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History
See term history for GO:0033327 at QuickGO
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Parents of Leydig cell differentiation (GO:0033327)
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Leydig cell differentiation [is_a relation] is_a  cell differentiation (GO:0030154)
Leydig cell differentiation [is_a relation] is_a  developmental process involved in reproduction (GO:0003006)
Leydig cell differentiation [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  male gonad development (GO:0008584)

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