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Category:GO:0050931 ! pigment cell differentiation

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DAG for GO:0050931id: GO:0050931

name: pigment cell differentiation
namespace: biological_process
alt_id: GO:0043357
alt_id: GO:0043358
def: "The process in which a relatively unspecialized cell acquires the specialized features of a pigmented cell, such as a melanocyte." [GOC:dgh]
comment: Note that the chromatophore mentioned here is distinct from the pigment bearing structure found in certain photosynthetic bacteria and cyanobacteria. It is also different from the plant chromoplast, which is also sometimes called a chromatophore.
synonym: "chromatophore differentiation" EXACT []
synonym: "pigmented cell differentiation" EXACT []
is_a: GO:0030154 ! cell differentiation
relationship: part_of: GO:0048066 ! developmental pigmentation

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