Term Information [More information on pinocytosis]

Accession
GO:0006907
Name
pinocytosis
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
alt. id: GO:0006908
fluid-phase endocytosis, clathrin-independent pinocytosis
Definition
An endocytosis process that results in the uptake of liquid material by cells from their external environment; literally 'cell drinking'. Liquid is enclosed in vesicles, called pinosomes, formed by invagination of the plasma membrane. Source: ISBN:0198506732
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History
See term history for GO:0006907 at QuickGO
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Ancestors of pinocytosis (GO:0006907)
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pinocytosis [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
pinocytosis [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) localization (GO:0051179)
pinocytosis [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) establishment of localization (GO:0051234)
pinocytosis [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) transport (GO:0006810)
pinocytosis [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) vesicle-mediated transport (GO:0016192)
pinocytosis [is_a relation] is_a  endocytosis (GO:0006897)
Children of pinocytosis (GO:0006907)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
macropinocytosis (GO:0044351) [is_a relation] is_a  pinocytosis
micropinocytosis (GO:0044350) [is_a relation] is_a  pinocytosis
multi-organism pinocytosis (GO:1902537) [is_a relation] is_a  pinocytosis
negative regulation of pinocytosis (GO:0048550) [negatively_regulates relation] negatively_regulates  pinocytosis
positive regulation of pinocytosis (GO:0048549) [positively_regulates relation] positively_regulates  pinocytosis
regulation of pinocytosis (GO:0048548) [regulates relation] regulates  pinocytosis
single-organism pinocytosis (GO:1902536) [is_a relation] is_a  pinocytosis
Wikipedia
Pinocytosis