Term Information [More information on muscle contraction]

Accession
GO:0006936
Name
muscle contraction
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
None
Definition
A process in which force is generated within muscle tissue, resulting in a change in muscle geometry. Force generation involves a chemo-mechanical energy conversion step that is carried out by the actin/myosin complex activity, which generates force through ATP hydrolysis. Source: GOC:mtg_muscle, ISBN:0198506732, GOC:ef
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0006936 at QuickGO
Subset
goslim_pir
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Ancestors of muscle contraction (GO:0006936)
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muscle contraction [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) anatomical entity (UBERON:0001062)
muscle contraction [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) material anatomical entity (UBERON:0000465)
muscle contraction [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) anatomical structure (UBERON:0000061)
muscle contraction [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) multicellular anatomical structure (UBERON:0010000)
muscle contraction [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) multicellular organism (UBERON:0000468)
muscle contraction [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) anatomical system (UBERON:0000467)
muscle contraction [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
muscle contraction [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) musculoskeletal system (UBERON:0002204)
muscle contraction [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) organ system subdivision (UBERON:0011216)
muscle contraction [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) multicellular organismal process (GO:0032501)
muscle contraction [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) musculature of body (UBERON:0000383)
muscle contraction [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) mesoderm-derived structure (UBERON:0004120)
muscle contraction [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) musculature (UBERON:0001015)
muscle contraction [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) system process (GO:0003008)
muscle contraction [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) tissue (UBERON:0000479)
muscle contraction [is_a relation] is_a  muscle system process (GO:0003012)
muscle contraction [occurs_in relation] occurs_in  muscle tissue (UBERON:0002385)
Children of muscle contraction (GO:0006936)
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cardiac muscle contraction (GO:0060048) [is_a relation] is_a  muscle contraction
muscle filament sliding (GO:0030049) [part_of relation] part_of  muscle contraction
negative regulation of muscle contraction (GO:0045932) [negatively_regulates relation] negatively_regulates  muscle contraction
positive regulation of muscle contraction (GO:0045933) [positively_regulates relation] positively_regulates  muscle contraction
regulation of muscle contraction (GO:0006937) [regulates relation] regulates  muscle contraction
skeletal muscle contraction (GO:0003009) [is_a relation] is_a  muscle contraction
smooth muscle contraction (GO:0006939) [is_a relation] is_a  muscle contraction
striated muscle contraction (GO:0006941) [is_a relation] is_a  muscle contraction