Class: Pericyte

•owl:Thing
        •bfo:Entity
                •snap:Continuant
                        •snap:IndependentContinuant
                                •snap:Object
                                        •Cell
                                                •Vascular_Cell
                                                        •Pericyte

Super Classes

process_Number HAS bipolar
Vascular_Cell

Annotations

birn_annot:curationStatusuncurated
definitionA flattened, or elongated, stellate-shaped solitary cell with multiple cytoplasmic processes encircling the capillary endothelium and contacting a large abluminal vessel area. It may be equivalent to the vascular smooth muscle cell, although this identify has not been conclusively determined yet (Armulik et al., Circ Res 97: 512, 2005).
sao_IDsao1355908696
synonymRouget Cell
synonymMural Cell
umls_IDC0598800

Usage

Domain of

process_Number
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