Term Information [More information on adhesion of symbiont to host]

Accession
GO:0044406
Name
adhesion of symbiont to host
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
alt. id: GO:0051856, GO:0051825
adhesion to other organism involved in symbiotic interaction, adhesion to other organism during symbiotic interaction, adhesion to host, adhesion to symbiont, host adhesion
Definition
The attachment of a symbiont to its host via adhesion molecules, general stickiness etc., either directly or indirectly. The host is defined as the larger of the organisms involved in a symbiotic interaction. Source: GOC:dos, GOC:cc, GOC:jl, GOC:bf
Comment
This term can be used to annotate both symbiont and host organisms. Consider also annotating to interaction with host ; GO:0051702, or interaction with symbiont ; GO:0051702.
History
See term history for GO:0044406 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
Community
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Ancestors of adhesion of symbiont to host (GO:0044406)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
adhesion of symbiont to host [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
adhesion of symbiont to host [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) multi-organism process (GO:0051704)
adhesion of symbiont to host [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) interspecies interaction between organisms (GO:0044419)
adhesion of symbiont to host [is_a relation] is_a  biological adhesion (GO:0022610)
adhesion of symbiont to host [part_of relation] part_of  symbiosis, encompassing mutualism through parasitism (GO:0044403)
Children of adhesion of symbiont to host (GO:0044406)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
adhesion of symbiont infection structure to host (GO:0075001) [is_a relation] is_a  adhesion of symbiont to host
adhesion of symbiont spore to host (GO:0075004) [is_a relation] is_a  adhesion of symbiont to host
adhesion of symbiont to host cell (GO:0044650) [is_a relation] is_a  adhesion of symbiont to host
cytoadherence to microvasculature, mediated by symbiont protein (GO:0020035) [is_a relation] is_a  adhesion of symbiont to host
multi-species biofilm formation in or on host organism (GO:0044401) [is_a relation] is_a  adhesion of symbiont to host
single-species biofilm formation in or on host organism (GO:0044407) [is_a relation] is_a  adhesion of symbiont to host
Type IV pili-dependent localized adherence to host (GO:0052001) [is_a relation] is_a  adhesion of symbiont to host
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