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Pericyte

Name: Pericyte
Description: slender, contractile, mesenchymal-like cell found in close association with capillary walls. They are relatively undifferentiated and may become fibroblasts, macrophages, or smooth muscle cells. (From OBO Cell Type Ontology).
Super-category: Cell
Id: nifext_171
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  • OBO Cell Type ID: CL:0000184
  • Definition Source: OBO Cell Type Ontology v1.36

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CommentNeed to modify this definition to include morphology
Created5 September 2007  +
Definitionslender, contractile, mesenchymal-like cell found in close association with capillary walls. They are relatively undifferentiated and may become fibroblasts, macrophages, or smooth muscle cells. (From OBO Cell Type Ontology).
Idnifext_171  +
LabelPericyte  +
ModifiedDate11 January 2014  +
SuperCategoryCell  +