Term Information

Accession
GO:0021780
Name
glial cell fate specification
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
None
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The process in which a cell becomes capable of differentiating autonomously into a glial cell in an environment that is neutral with respect to the developmental pathway. Upon specification, the cell fate can be reversed. Source: GOC:cls, GOC:dph, GO_REF:0000021, GOC:dgh, GOC:jid
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0021780 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of glial cell fate specification (GO:0021780)
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glial cell fate specification [is_a relation] is_a  cell fate specification (GO:0001708)
glial cell fate specification [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  glial cell fate commitment (GO:0021781)
Children of glial cell fate specification (GO:0021780)
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oligodendrocyte cell fate specification (GO:0021778) [is_a relation] is_a  glial cell fate specification
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