Term Information [More information on brown fat cell differentiation]

Accession
GO:0050873
Name
brown fat cell differentiation
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
brown adipocyte cell differentiation, brown adipocyte differentiation
Definition
The process in which a relatively unspecialized cell acquires specialized features of a brown adipocyte, an animal connective tissue cell involved in adaptive thermogenesis. Brown adipocytes contain multiple small droplets of triglycerides and a high number of mitochondria. Source: PMID:12588810
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0050873 at QuickGO
Subset
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Ancestors of brown fat cell differentiation (GO:0050873)
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brown fat cell differentiation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
brown fat cell differentiation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular process (GO:0009987)
brown fat cell differentiation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) developmental process (GO:0032502)
brown fat cell differentiation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism process (GO:0044699)
brown fat cell differentiation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism cellular process (GO:0044763)
brown fat cell differentiation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism developmental process (GO:0044767)
brown fat cell differentiation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular developmental process (GO:0048869)
brown fat cell differentiation [is_a relation] is_a  cell differentiation (GO:0030154)
brown fat cell differentiation [is_a relation] is_a  fat cell differentiation (GO:0045444)
Children of brown fat cell differentiation (GO:0050873)
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negative regulation of brown fat cell differentiation (GO:1903444) [negatively_regulates relation] negatively_regulates  brown fat cell differentiation
positive regulation of brown fat cell differentiation (GO:0090336) [positively_regulates relation] positively_regulates  brown fat cell differentiation
regulation of brown fat cell differentiation (GO:0090335) [regulates relation] regulates  brown fat cell differentiation
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