vagus nerve development Gene Set

Dataset GO Biological Process Annotations
Category structural or functional annotations
Type biological process
Description The process whose specific outcome is the progression of the vagus nerve over time, from its formation to the mature structure. This nerve is primarily sensory but also has visceromotor components. It originates in the brain stem and controls many autonomic functions of the heart, lungs, stomach, pharynx, larynx, trachea, esophagus and other gastrointestinal tract components. It controls some motor functions such as speech. The sensory branches mediate sensation from the pharynx, larynx, thorax and abdomen; it also innervates taste buds in the epiglottis. (Gene Ontology, GO_0021564)
External Link http://amigo.geneontology.org/amigo/term/GO:0021564
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1 genes participating in the vagus nerve development biological process from the curated GO Biological Process Annotations dataset.

Symbol Name
NAV2 neuron navigator 2