Term Information [More information on photoreceptor activity]

Accession
GO:0009881
Name
photoreceptor activity
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
UV-sensitive opsin, blue-sensitive opsin, green-sensitive opsin, long-wave-sensitive opsin, opsin, red-sensitive opsin, short-wave-sensitive opsin, violet-sensitive opsin
Definition
The function of absorbing and responding to incidental electromagnetic radiation, particularly visible light. The response may involve a change in conformation. Source: GOC:ai, GOC:go_curators
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0009881 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
Community
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Ancestors of photoreceptor activity (GO:0009881)
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photoreceptor activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
photoreceptor activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) biological regulation (GO:0065007)
photoreceptor activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cellular process (GO:0009987)
photoreceptor activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) single-organism process (GO:0044699)
photoreceptor activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) regulation of biological process (GO:0050789)
photoreceptor activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) response to stimulus (GO:0050896)
photoreceptor activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) signaling (GO:0023052)
photoreceptor activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) single-organism cellular process (GO:0044763)
photoreceptor activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell communication (GO:0007154)
photoreceptor activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cellular response to stimulus (GO:0051716)
photoreceptor activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
photoreceptor activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) regulation of cellular process (GO:0050794)
photoreceptor activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) single organism signaling (GO:0044700)
photoreceptor activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular transducer activity (GO:0060089)
photoreceptor activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) signal transduction (GO:0007165)
photoreceptor activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) receptor activity (GO:0004872)
photoreceptor activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) signal transducer activity (GO:0004871)
photoreceptor activity [is_a relation] is_a  signaling receptor activity (GO:0038023)
Children of photoreceptor activity (GO:0009881)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
blue light photoreceptor activity (GO:0009882) [is_a relation] is_a  photoreceptor activity
G-protein coupled photoreceptor activity (GO:0008020) [is_a relation] is_a  photoreceptor activity
red or far-red light photoreceptor activity (GO:0009883) [is_a relation] is_a  photoreceptor activity
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