lung growth Gene Set

Dataset GO Biological Process Annotations
Category structural or functional annotations
Type biological process
Description The increase in size or mass of a lung. In all air-breathing vertebrates the lungs are developed from the ventral wall of the oesophagus as a pouch which divides into two sacs. In amphibians and many reptiles the lungs retain very nearly this primitive sac-like character, but in the higher forms the connection with the esophagus becomes elongated into the windpipe and the inner walls of the sacs become more and more divided, until, in the mammals, the air spaces become minutely divided into tubes ending in small air cells, in the walls of which the blood circulates in a fine network of capillaries. In mammals the lungs are more or less divided into lobes, and each lung occupies a separate cavity in the thorax. (Gene Ontology, GO_0060437)
External Link http://amigo.geneontology.org/amigo/term/GO:0060437
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2 genes participating in the lung growth biological process from the curated GO Biological Process Annotations dataset.

Symbol Name
RSPO2 R-spondin 2
SPRY2 sprouty homolog 2 (Drosophila)