Term Information [More information on B cell activation]

Accession
GO:0042113
Name
B cell activation
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
B lymphocyte activation, B-cell activation, B-lymphocyte activation
Definition
The change in morphology and behavior of a mature or immature B cell resulting from exposure to a mitogen, cytokine, chemokine, cellular ligand, or an antigen for which it is specific. Source: GOC:mgi_curators, ISBN:0781735140
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0042113 at QuickGO
Subset
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Ancestors of B cell activation (GO:0042113)
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B cell activation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
B cell activation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular process (GO:0009987)
B cell activation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism process (GO:0044699)
B cell activation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism cellular process (GO:0044763)
B cell activation [is_a relation] is_a  cell activation (GO:0001775)
B cell activation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) immune system process (GO:0002376)
B cell activation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) leukocyte activation (GO:0045321)
B cell activation [is_a relation] is_a  lymphocyte activation (GO:0046649)
Children of B cell activation (GO:0042113)
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B cell activation involved in immune response (GO:0002312) [is_a relation] is_a  B cell activation
B cell differentiation (GO:0030183) [is_a relation] is_a  B cell activation
B cell proliferation (GO:0042100) [is_a relation] is_a  B cell activation
establishment of B cell polarity (GO:0001769) [part_of relation] part_of  B cell activation
negative regulation of B cell activation (GO:0050869) [negatively_regulates relation] negatively_regulates  B cell activation
positive regulation of B cell activation (GO:0050871) [positively_regulates relation] positively_regulates  B cell activation
regulation of B cell activation (GO:0050864) [regulates relation] regulates  B cell activation
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