Term Information

Accession
GO:0140253
Name
cell-cell fusion
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
cell cell fusion, cell fusion
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A cellular process in which two or more cells combine together, their plasma membrane fusing, producing a single cell. In some cases, nuclei fuse, producing a polyploid cell, while in other cases, nuclei remain separate, producing a syncytium. Source: Wikipedia:Cell_fusion
Comment
Created new term, see https://github.com/geneontology/go-ontology/issues/15939.
History
See term history for GO:0140253 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of cell-cell fusion (GO:0140253)
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cell-cell fusion [BFO:0000051 relation] BFO:0000051  plasma membrane fusion (GO:0045026)
cell-cell fusion [is_a relation] is_a  cellular process (GO:0009987)
Children of cell-cell fusion (GO:0140253)
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conjugation with cellular fusion (GO:0000747) [is_a relation] is_a  cell-cell fusion
parasexual conjugation with cellular fusion (GO:1990277) [is_a relation] is_a  cell-cell fusion
syncytium formation by plasma membrane fusion (GO:0000768) [is_a relation] is_a  cell-cell fusion
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