Term Information [More information on benzodiazepine receptor activity]

Accession
GO:0008503
Name
benzodiazepine receptor activity
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
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Definition
Combining with benzodiazepines, a class of drugs with hypnotic, anxiolytic, anticonvulsive, amnestic and myorelaxant properties, to initiate a change in cell activity. Source: GOC:jl
Comment
Note that this term represents an activity and not a gene product. Consider also annotating to the molecular function terms 'chloride channel activity ; GO:0005254', 'GABA receptor activity ; GO:0016917' and 'inhibitory extracellular ligand-gated ion channel activity ; GO:0005237'.
History
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Ancestors of benzodiazepine receptor activity (GO:0008503)
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benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cellular process (GO:0009987)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) cellular_component (GO:0005575)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) single-organism process (GO:0044699)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) cell (GO:0005623)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) signaling (GO:0023052)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) single-organism cellular process (GO:0044763)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) biological regulation (GO:0065007)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell communication (GO:0007154)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) cell part (GO:0044464)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) single organism signaling (GO:0044700)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) cell periphery (GO:0071944)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell-cell signaling (GO:0007267)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) membrane (GO:0016020)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) regulation of biological process (GO:0050789)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) response to stimulus (GO:0050896)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cellular response to stimulus (GO:0051716)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) membrane part (GO:0044425)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) plasma membrane (GO:0005886)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) regulation of cellular process (GO:0050794)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) synaptic signaling (GO:0099536)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) whole membrane (GO:0098805)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) membrane region (GO:0098589)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) plasma membrane part (GO:0044459)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) signal transduction (GO:0007165)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) synapse (GO:0045202)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) trans-synaptic signaling (GO:0099537)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) anterograde trans-synaptic signaling (GO:0098916)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell surface receptor signaling pathway (GO:0007166)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular transducer activity (GO:0060089)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) plasma membrane region (GO:0098590)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) synapse part (GO:0044456)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell surface receptor signaling pathway involved in cell-cell signaling (GO:1905114)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) postsynapse (GO:0098794)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [is_a relation] is_a  receptor activity (GO:0004872)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) signal transducer activity (GO:0004871)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) synaptic membrane (GO:0097060)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) synaptic transmission (GO:0007268)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) chemical synaptic transmission, postsynaptic (GO:0099565)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) postsynaptic membrane (GO:0045211)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) signaling receptor activity (GO:0038023)
benzodiazepine receptor activity [is_a relation] is_a  neurotransmitter receptor activity (GO:0030594)

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