Term Information [More information on signaling]

Accession
GO:0023052
Name
signaling
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
alt. id: GO:0023046
biological signaling, signaling process, signalling, signalling process
Definition
The entirety of a process in which information is transmitted within a biological system. This process begins with an active signal and ends when a cellular response has been triggered. Source: GOC:mtg_signal, GOC:signaling, GOC:mtg_signaling_feb11
Comment
Note that a signal is any variable property or parameter that serves to convey information, and may be a physical entity such as a gene product or small molecule, a photon, or a change in state such as movement or voltage change.
History
See term history for GO:0023052 at QuickGO
Subset
goslim_pombe
goslim_yeast
Community
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Ancestors of signaling (GO:0023052)
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signaling [is_a relation] is_a  biological_process (GO:0008150)
Children of signaling (GO:0023052)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
multi-organism signaling (GO:0035636) [is_a relation] is_a  signaling
negative regulation of signaling (GO:0023057) [negatively_regulates relation] negatively_regulates  signaling
positive regulation of signaling (GO:0023056) [positively_regulates relation] positively_regulates  signaling
regulation of signaling (GO:0023051) [regulates relation] regulates  signaling
single organism signaling (GO:0044700) [is_a relation] is_a  signaling
synaptic transmission (GO:0007268) [is_a relation] is_a  signaling
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