tendon cell differentiation Gene Set

Dataset GO Biological Process Annotations
Category structural or functional annotations
Type biological process
Description The process in which a relatively unspecialized cell acquires the specialized features of a tendon cell. Tendon cell are elongated fibrocytes in which the cytoplasm is stretched between the collagen fibres of the tendon. Tendon cells have a central cell nucleus with a prominent nucleolus, a well-developed rough endoplasmic reticulum, and are responsible for synthesis and turnover of tendon fibres and ground substance. (Gene Ontology, GO_0035990)
External Link http://amigo.geneontology.org/amigo/term/GO:0035990
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4 genes participating in the tendon cell differentiation biological process from the curated GO Biological Process Annotations dataset.

Symbol Name
BMP4 bone morphogenetic protein 4
MKX mohawk homeobox
SCX scleraxis basic helix-loop-helix transcription factor
TNMD tenomodulin