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GO:0003704 specific RNA polymerase II transcription factor activity

This term is obsolete.
This term was obsoleted because "general/nonspecific/basal" transcription vs "specific" transcription were determined not to be separable, distinct process. Thus, terms trying to distinguish "general/nonspecific/basal" transcription from "specific" transcription were removed from both the Molecular Function and the Biological Process ontologies. In addition, this Molecular Function term was defined only in terms of the process it acts in and it does NOT convey any information about the molecular nature of the function or whether the function is based on binding DNA, on interacting with other proteins, or some other mechanism. To transfer all annotations without review, the BP term indicated is considered to be equivalent and thus the only appropriate destination for all annotations. To reannotate to a MF term, you will probably need to revisit the original literature or other primary data because this "MF" term was not defined in terms of mechanism of action and there are multiple possibilities in the revised MF structure. In reannotation, please also consider descendent terms of the suggested MF terms as a more specific term may be more appropriate than the MF terms indicated. Also note that if there is no information about how the gene product acts, it may be appropriate to annotate to the root term for molecular_function.

Term Information

ID GO:0003704
Name specific RNA polymerase II transcription factor activity
Ontology Molecular Function
Definition OBSOLETE. Functions to enable the transcription of specific, or specific sets, of genes by RNA polymerase II.
Comment This term was obsoleted because "general/nonspecific/basal" transcription vs "specific" transcription were determined not to be separable, distinct process. Thus, terms trying to distinguish "general/nonspecific/basal" transcription from "specific" transcription were removed from both the Molecular Function and the Biological Process ontologies. In addition, this Molecular Function term was defined only in terms of the process it acts in and it does NOT convey any information about the molecular nature of the function or whether the function is based on binding DNA, on interacting with other proteins, or some other mechanism. To transfer all annotations without review, the BP term indicated is considered to be equivalent and thus the only appropriate destination for all annotations. To reannotate to a MF term, you will probably need to revisit the original literature or other primary data because this "MF" term was not defined in terms of mechanism of action and there are multiple possibilities in the revised MF structure. In reannotation, please also consider descendent terms of the suggested MF terms as a more specific term may be more appropriate than the MF terms indicated. Also note that if there is no information about how the gene product acts, it may be appropriate to annotate to the root term for molecular_function.
GONUTS GO:0003704 Wiki Page

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This term is obsolete - try one of these terms:
Advice GO Identifier Ontology GO Term Name
Consider GO:0000981 Molecular Function sequence-specific DNA binding RNA polymerase II transcription factor activity
Consider GO:0000991 Molecular Function core RNA polymerase II binding transcription factor activity
Consider GO:0001076 Molecular Function RNA polymerase II transcription factor binding transcription factor activity
Consider GO:0006366 Biological Process transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter

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Co-occurring Terms

These tables show the number of times the term listed in the table has been co-annotated with GO:0003704. The terms are listed in descending order of number of times the term has been co-annotated.
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Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0003704 based on the entire annotation set Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0003704 based on non-IEA annotations only

Change Log

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Timestamp Action Category Detail
2011-05-16 Added OBSOLETION consider GO:0006366 (transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter)
2011-05-16 Added OBSOLETION consider GO:0000981 (sequence-specific DNA binding RNA polymerase II transcription factor activity)
2011-05-16 Added OBSOLETION consider GO:0000991 (core RNA polymerase II binding transcription factor activity)
2011-05-16 Added OBSOLETION consider GO:0001076 (RNA polymerase II transcription factor binding transcription factor activity)
2011-05-16 Deleted RELATION is a GO:0003702 (RNA polymerase II transcription factor activity)
2011-05-16 Updated TERM specific RNA polymerase II transcription factor activity
2011-05-16 Added DEFINITION OBSOLETE. Functions to enable the transcription of specific, or specific sets, of genes by RNA polymerase II.
2011-05-16 Deleted DEFINITION Functions to enable the transcription of specific, or specific sets, of genes by RNA polymerase II.
2008-05-13 Added DEFINITION Functions to enable the transcription of specific, or specific sets, of genes by RNA polymerase II.
2008-05-12 Deleted DEFINITION Functions to enable the transcription of specific, or specific sets, of genes by RNA polymerase II.
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0003702 (RNA polymerase II transcription factor activity)
2003-03-19 Updated TERM specific RNA polymerase II transcription factor activity
2002-11-27 Updated DEFINITION Functions to enable the transcription of specific, or specific sets, of genes by RNA polymerase II.
2002-02-06 Updated TERM specific RNA polymerase II transcription factor
2001-08-06 Added DEFINITION .
2001-04-03 Updated TERM specific RNA polymerase II transcription factor
2001-03-30 Added TERM specific RNA polymerase II transcription factor

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Timestamp Action Category Detail
2011-05-16 Updated TERM specific RNA polymerase II transcription factor activity
2003-03-19 Updated TERM specific RNA polymerase II transcription factor activity
2002-02-06 Updated TERM specific RNA polymerase II transcription factor
2001-04-03 Updated TERM specific RNA polymerase II transcription factor
2001-03-30 Added TERM specific RNA polymerase II transcription factor

Obsoletions

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2011-05-16 Added OBSOLETION consider GO:0006366 (transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter)
2011-05-16 Added OBSOLETION consider GO:0000981 (sequence-specific DNA binding RNA polymerase II transcription factor activity)
2011-05-16 Added OBSOLETION consider GO:0000991 (core RNA polymerase II binding transcription factor activity)
2011-05-16 Added OBSOLETION consider GO:0001076 (RNA polymerase II transcription factor binding transcription factor activity)

Definition/synonyms

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2011-05-16 Added DEFINITION OBSOLETE. Functions to enable the transcription of specific, or specific sets, of genes by RNA polymerase II.
2011-05-16 Deleted DEFINITION Functions to enable the transcription of specific, or specific sets, of genes by RNA polymerase II.
2008-05-13 Added DEFINITION Functions to enable the transcription of specific, or specific sets, of genes by RNA polymerase II.
2008-05-12 Deleted DEFINITION Functions to enable the transcription of specific, or specific sets, of genes by RNA polymerase II.
2002-11-27 Updated DEFINITION Functions to enable the transcription of specific, or specific sets, of genes by RNA polymerase II.
2001-08-06 Added DEFINITION .

Relationships

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2011-05-16 Deleted RELATION is a GO:0003702 (RNA polymerase II transcription factor activity)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0003702 (RNA polymerase II transcription factor activity)
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