Term Information [More information on response to statin]

Accession
GO:0036273
Name
response to statin
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
response to HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor, response to hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA reductase inhibitor
Definition
Any process that results in a change in state or activity of a cell or an organism (in terms of movement, secretion, enzyme production, gene expression, etc.) as a result of a statin stimulus. Statins are organooxygen compounds whose structure is related to compactin (mevastatin) and which may be used as an anticholesteremic drug due its EC 1.1.1.34/EC 1.1.1.88 (hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA reductase) inhibitory properties. Source: GOC:hp
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History
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Ancestors of response to statin (GO:0036273)
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response to statin [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
response to statin [is_a relation] is_a  response to stimulus (GO:0050896)
response to statin [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) response to chemical (GO:0042221)
response to statin [is_a relation] is_a  response to drug (GO:0042493)
response to statin [is_a relation] is_a  response to organic substance (GO:0010033)
response to statin [is_a relation] is_a  response to oxygen-containing compound (GO:1901700)
Children of response to statin (GO:0036273)
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response to simvastatin (GO:1903491) [is_a relation] is_a  response to statin
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