Term Information

Accession
GO:0045575
Name
basophil activation
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
None
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The change in morphology and behavior of a basophil resulting from exposure to a cytokine, chemokine, soluble factor, or to (at least in mammals) an antigen which the basophil has specifically bound via IgE bound to Fc-epsilonRI receptors. Source: GOC:mgi_curators, ISBN:0781735149
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0045575 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of basophil activation (GO:0045575)
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basophil activation [is_a relation] is_a  granulocyte activation (GO:0036230)
Children of basophil activation (GO:0045575)
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basophil activation involved in immune response (GO:0002276) [is_a relation] is_a  basophil activation