Term Information

Accession
GO:0014004
Name
microglia differentiation
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
microglial cell differentiation
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The process in which a relatively unspecialized cell acquires specialized features of a microglial cell. Microglia are glial cells that act as the immune cells of the central nervous system. They form part of the supporting structure of this system. Source: GOC:ef
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0014004 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of microglia differentiation (GO:0014004)
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microglia differentiation [is_a relation] is_a  glial cell differentiation (GO:0010001)
microglia differentiation [is_a relation] is_a  macrophage differentiation (GO:0030225)
microglia differentiation [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  central nervous system development (GO:0007417)
Children of microglia differentiation (GO:0014004)
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microglia development (GO:0014005) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  microglia differentiation
positive regulation of microglia differentiation (GO:0014008) [RO:0002213 relation] RO:0002213  microglia differentiation
negative regulation of microglia differentiation (GO:0014007) [RO:0002212 relation] RO:0002212  microglia differentiation
regulation of microglia differentiation (GO:0014006) [RO:0002211 relation] RO:0002211  microglia differentiation
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