Term Information [More information on mast cell activation]

Accession
GO:0045576
Name
mast cell activation
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
None
Definition
The change in morphology and behavior of a mast cell resulting from exposure to a cytokine, chemokine, soluble factor, or to (at least in mammals) an antigen which the mast cell has specifically bound via IgE bound to Fc-epsilonRI receptors. Source: GOC:mgi_curators, ISBN:0781735149
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0045576 at QuickGO
Subset
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Ancestors of mast cell activation (GO:0045576)
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mast cell activation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
mast cell activation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular process (GO:0009987)
mast cell activation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism process (GO:0044699)
mast cell activation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism cellular process (GO:0044763)
mast cell activation [is_a relation] is_a  cell activation (GO:0001775)
mast cell activation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) immune system process (GO:0002376)
mast cell activation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) leukocyte activation (GO:0045321)
mast cell activation [is_a relation] is_a  myeloid leukocyte activation (GO:0002274)
Children of mast cell activation (GO:0045576)
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mast cell activation involved in immune response (GO:0002279) [is_a relation] is_a  mast cell activation
negative regulation of mast cell activation (GO:0033004) [negatively_regulates relation] negatively_regulates  mast cell activation
positive regulation of mast cell activation (GO:0033005) [positively_regulates relation] positively_regulates  mast cell activation
positive regulation of mast cell activation by Fc-epsilon receptor signaling pathway (GO:0038097) [positively_regulates relation] positively_regulates  mast cell activation
regulation of mast cell activation (GO:0033003) [regulates relation] regulates  mast cell activation
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