Term Information [More information on response to epinephrine]

Accession
GO:0071871
Name
response to epinephrine
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
response to adrenaline stimulus, response to epinephrine stimulus
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 an epinephrine stimulus. Epinephrine is a catecholamine that has the formula C9H13NO3; it is secreted by the adrenal medulla to act as a hormone, and released by certain neurons to act as a neurotransmitter active in the central nervous system. Source: CHEBI:33568, GOC:mah, GOC:BHF
Comment
Note that epinephrine and norepinephrine are ligands for the same receptors, and there are multiple adrenergic receptors.
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Ancestors of response to epinephrine (GO:0071871)
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response to epinephrine [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
response to epinephrine [is_a relation] is_a  response to stimulus (GO:0050896)
response to epinephrine [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) response to chemical (GO:0042221)
response to epinephrine [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) response to endogenous stimulus (GO:0009719)
response to epinephrine [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) response to nitrogen compound (GO:1901698)
response to epinephrine [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) response to organic substance (GO:0010033)
response to epinephrine [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) response to organonitrogen compound (GO:0010243)
response to epinephrine [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) response to monoamine (GO:0071867)
response to epinephrine [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) response to organic cyclic compound (GO:0014070)
response to epinephrine [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) response to oxygen-containing compound (GO:1901700)
response to epinephrine [is_a relation] is_a  response to catecholamine (GO:0071869)
Children of response to epinephrine (GO:0071871)
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cellular response to epinephrine stimulus (GO:0071872) [is_a relation] is_a  response to epinephrine
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