Obsolete Term Information [More information on obsolete RNA polymerase II transcription factor activity]

Accession
GO:0003702
Name
obsolete RNA polymerase II transcription factor activity
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
RNA polymerase II transcription factor activity
Definition
OBSOLETE. Functions to initiate or regulate RNA polymerase II transcription. Source: GOC:jl
Comment
This term was obsoleted because it is essentially identical to a Process term (specifically the Biological Process term which has been selected as a term to consider for reannotation), i.e. it is defined only in terms of the process it acts in and it does NOT convey any information about the molecular nature of the function or whether the function is based on binding DNA, on interacting with other proteins, or some other mechanism. To transfer all annotations without review, the BP term indicated is considered to be equivalent and thus the only appropriate destination for all annotations. To reannotate to a MF term, you will probably need to revisit the original literature or other primary data because this "MF" term was not defined in terms of mechanism of action and there are multiple possibilities in the revised MF structure. In reannotation, please also consider descendent terms of the suggested MF terms as a more specific term may be more appropriate than the MF terms indicated. Please be aware that you may wish to request a new term if the mechanism of action of this gene product is not yet represented or if you are annotating for an RNAP different than one for which there is a specific suggested term. Also note that if there is no information about how the gene product acts, it may be appropriate to annotate to the root term for molecular_function.
consider: GO:0000981
consider: GO:0000991
consider: GO:0001076
consider: GO:0006366
History
See term history for GO:0003702 at QuickGO
Subset
None
Community
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