Term Information [More information on respiratory burst]

Accession
GO:0045730
Name
respiratory burst
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
metabolic burst, oxidative burst
Definition
A phase of elevated metabolic activity, during which oxygen consumption increases; this leads to the production, by an NADH dependent system, of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2), superoxide anions and hydroxyl radicals. Source: ISBN:0198506732
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0045730 at QuickGO
Subset
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Ancestors of respiratory burst (GO:0045730)
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respiratory burst [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
respiratory burst [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) metabolic process (GO:0008152)
respiratory burst [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism process (GO:0044699)
respiratory burst [is_a relation] is_a  single-organism metabolic process (GO:0044710)
Children of respiratory burst (GO:0045730)
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negative regulation of respiratory burst (GO:0060268) [negatively_regulates relation] negatively_regulates  respiratory burst
positive regulation of respiratory burst (GO:0060267) [positively_regulates relation] positively_regulates  respiratory burst
regulation of respiratory burst (GO:0060263) [regulates relation] regulates  respiratory burst
respiratory burst at fertilization (GO:0045729) [is_a relation] is_a  respiratory burst
respiratory burst involved in defense response (GO:0002679) [is_a relation] is_a  respiratory burst
respiratory burst involved in inflammatory response (GO:0002536) [is_a relation] is_a  respiratory burst
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