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GO:0005186 pheromone activity

Term Information

ID GO:0005186
Name pheromone activity
Ontology Molecular Function
Definition The activity of binding to and activating specific cell surface receptors, thereby inducing behavioral, developmental, or physiological response(s) from a responding organism or cell. The substance may be released or retained on the cell surface. Pheromones may serve as a specific attractant, social communicator, or sexual stimulant.
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InterPro IPR004288
InterPro IPR008612
UniProtKB-KW Pheromone

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Child Terms

This table lists all terms that are direct descendants (child terms) of GO:0005186:
Relationship To GO:0005186 Child Term Child Term Name
Is a GO:0000772 mating pheromone activity
Is a GO:0030413 competence pheromone activity

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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:0005186. 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:0005186 based on the entire annotation set Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0005186 based on non-IEA annotations only

Change Log

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Timestamp Action Category Detail
2008-05-13 Added DEFINITION The activity of binding to and activating specific cell surface receptors, thereby inducing behavioral, developmental, or physiological response(s) from a responding organism or cell. The substance may be released or retained on the cell surface. Pheromones may serve as a specific attractant, social communicator, or sexual stimulant.
2008-05-12 Deleted DEFINITION The activity of binding to and activating specific cell surface receptors, thereby inducing behavioral, developmental, or physiological response(s) from a responding organism or cell. The substance may be released or retained on the cell surface. Pheromones may serve as a specific attractant, social communicator, or sexual stimulant.
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0005102 (receptor binding)
2003-03-26 Updated DEFINITION The activity of binding to and activating specific cell surface receptors, thereby inducing behavioral, developmental, or physiological response(s) from a responding organism or cell. The substance may be released or retained on the cell surface. Pheromones may serve as a specific attractant, social communicator, or sexual stimulant.
2003-03-19 Updated TERM pheromone activity
2002-11-27 Added DEFINITION A substance, or characteristic mixture of substances, secreted and released by an organism. Detection of pheromone by a second organism of the same species (or a closely related one) causes a specific reaction, such as a definite behavioral reaction or a developmental process.
2002-02-06 Updated TERM pheromone
2001-04-03 Updated TERM pheromone
2001-03-30 Added TERM pheromone

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Timestamp Action Category Detail
2003-03-19 Updated TERM pheromone activity
2002-02-06 Updated TERM pheromone
2001-04-03 Updated TERM pheromone
2001-03-30 Added TERM pheromone

Definition/synonyms

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2008-05-13 Added DEFINITION The activity of binding to and activating specific cell surface receptors, thereby inducing behavioral, developmental, or physiological response(s) from a responding organism or cell. The substance may be released or retained on the cell surface. Pheromones may serve as a specific attractant, social communicator, or sexual stimulant.
2008-05-12 Deleted DEFINITION The activity of binding to and activating specific cell surface receptors, thereby inducing behavioral, developmental, or physiological response(s) from a responding organism or cell. The substance may be released or retained on the cell surface. Pheromones may serve as a specific attractant, social communicator, or sexual stimulant.
2003-03-26 Updated DEFINITION The activity of binding to and activating specific cell surface receptors, thereby inducing behavioral, developmental, or physiological response(s) from a responding organism or cell. The substance may be released or retained on the cell surface. Pheromones may serve as a specific attractant, social communicator, or sexual stimulant.
2002-11-27 Added DEFINITION A substance, or characteristic mixture of substances, secreted and released by an organism. Detection of pheromone by a second organism of the same species (or a closely related one) causes a specific reaction, such as a definite behavioral reaction or a developmental process.

Relationships

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0005102 (receptor binding)
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