Term Information [More information on cell body]

Accession
GO:0044297
Name
cell body
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
cell soma
Definition
The portion of a cell bearing surface projections such as axons, dendrites, cilia, or flagella that includes the nucleus, but excludes all cell projections. Source: GOC:go_curators
Comment
Note that 'cell body' and 'cell soma' are not used in the literature for cells that lack projections, nor for some cells (e.g. yeast with mating projections) that do have projections.
History
See term history for GO:0044297 at QuickGO
Subset
goslim_pir
Community
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Ancestors of cell body (GO:0044297)
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cell body [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cellular_component (GO:0005575)
cell body [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell (GO:0005623)
cell body [is_a relation] is_a  cell part (GO:0044464)
Children of cell body (GO:0044297)
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cell body membrane (GO:0044298) [part_of relation] part_of  cell body
lateral shield (GO:0097569) [part_of relation] part_of  cell body
neuronal cell body (GO:0043025) [is_a relation] is_a  cell body
somatic portion of tanycyte (GO:1990017) [is_a relation] is_a  cell body
FBbt
00005107
FMA
67301
Wikipedia
Cell_body