Term Information [More information on quorum sensing]

Accession
GO:0009372
Name
quorum sensing
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
quorum sensing system
Definition
The process in which single-celled organisms monitor their population density by detecting the concentration of small, diffusible signal molecules produced by the cells themselves. Source: PMID:15716452, PMID:8288518
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History
See term history for GO:0009372 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
goslim_pir
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Ancestors of quorum sensing (GO:0009372)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
quorum sensing [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
quorum sensing [Inferred regulates relation] regulates (inferred) biological attribute (OBA:0000001)
quorum sensing [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological regulation (GO:0065007)
quorum sensing [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) regulation of biological quality (GO:0065008)
quorum sensing [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular process (GO:0009987)
quorum sensing [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) homeostatic process (GO:0042592)
quorum sensing [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) multi-organism process (GO:0051704)
quorum sensing [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) homeostasis of number of cells (GO:0048872)
quorum sensing [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) multi-organism cellular process (GO:0044764)
quorum sensing [is_a relation] is_a  homeostasis of number of cells in a free-living population (GO:0048874)
Children of quorum sensing (GO:0009372)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
cell-cell signaling involved in quorum sensing (GO:0010699) [part_of relation] part_of  quorum sensing
interspecies quorum sensing (GO:0052097) [is_a relation] is_a  quorum sensing
intraspecies quorum sensing (GO:0052100) [is_a relation] is_a  quorum sensing
quorum sensing involved in interaction with host (GO:0052106) [is_a relation] is_a  quorum sensing
Wikipedia
Quorum_sensing