Term Information [More information on detection of light stimulus]

Accession
GO:0009583
Name
detection of light stimulus
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
detection of light, perception of light
Definition
The series of events in which a light stimulus (in the form of photons) is received and converted into a molecular signal. Source: GOC:go_curators
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0009583 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
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Ancestors of detection of light stimulus (GO:0009583)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
detection of light stimulus [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
detection of light stimulus [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) response to stimulus (GO:0050896)
detection of light stimulus [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) response to abiotic stimulus (GO:0009628)
detection of light stimulus [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) detection of stimulus (GO:0051606)
detection of light stimulus [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) response to external stimulus (GO:0009605)
detection of light stimulus [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) response to radiation (GO:0009314)
detection of light stimulus [is_a relation] is_a  detection of abiotic stimulus (GO:0009582)
detection of light stimulus [is_a relation] is_a  detection of external stimulus (GO:0009581)
detection of light stimulus [is_a relation] is_a  response to light stimulus (GO:0009416)
Children of detection of light stimulus (GO:0009583)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
detection of light stimulus involved in magnetoreception (GO:0050980) [is_a relation] is_a  detection of light stimulus
detection of light stimulus involved in sensory perception (GO:0050962) [is_a relation] is_a  detection of light stimulus
detection of light stimulus involved in visual perception (GO:0050908) [is_a relation] is_a  detection of light stimulus
detection of UV (GO:0009589) [is_a relation] is_a  detection of light stimulus
detection of visible light (GO:0009584) [is_a relation] is_a  detection of light stimulus
eyespot apparatus (GO:1990413) [capable_of relation] capable_of  detection of light stimulus
light absorption (GO:0016037) [part_of relation] part_of  detection of light stimulus
light transducer activity (GO:0031993) [part_of relation] part_of  detection of light stimulus
phototransduction (GO:0007602) [is_a relation] is_a  detection of light stimulus
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