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GO:0005261 cation channel activity

Term Information

ID GO:0005261
Name cation channel activity
Ontology Molecular Function
Definition Catalysis of the energy-independent passage of cations across a lipid bilayer down a concentration gradient.
Secondary IDs GO:0015281 GO:0015338
GONUTS GO:0005261 Wiki Page

Synonyms

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Type Synonym
exact cation diffusion facilitator activity
exact nonselective cation channel activity

Cross-Ontology Relations

Relation Other Ontology ID Term
transports_or_maintains_localization_of CHEBI CHEBI:36916 cation

Cross-references

Database ID
InterPro IPR007866
InterPro IPR008187
InterPro IPR028823
InterPro IPR029588
InterPro IPR029594
InterPro IPR029597

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Child Terms

This table lists all terms that are direct descendants (child terms) of GO:0005261:
Relationship To GO:0005261 Child Term Child Term Name
Is a GO:0004889 acetylcholine-activated cation-selective channel activity
Is a GO:0004931 extracellular ATP-gated cation channel activity
Is a GO:0015251 ammonium channel activity
Is a GO:0015252 hydrogen ion channel activity
Is a GO:0005232 serotonin-activated cation-selective channel activity
Is a GO:0005221 intracellular cyclic nucleotide activated cation channel activity
Is a GO:0005227 calcium activated cation channel activity
Is a GO:0015264 methylammonium channel activity
Is a GO:0005262 calcium channel activity
Is a GO:0005267 potassium channel activity
Is a GO:0005272 sodium channel activity
Is a GO:0015341 zinc efflux active transmembrane transporter activity
Is a GO:0022843 voltage-gated cation channel activity
Regulates GO:2001257 regulation of cation channel activity
Negatively regulates GO:2001258 negative regulation of cation channel activity
Positively regulates GO:2001259 positive regulation of cation channel activity
Is a GO:0097604 temperature-gated cation channel 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:0005261. 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:0005261 based on the entire annotation set Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0005261 based on non-IEA annotations only

Change Log

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Timestamp Action Category Detail
2010-06-09 Updated TERM cation channel activity
2010-06-08 Added RELATION is a GO:0008324 (cation transmembrane transporter activity)
2010-06-08 Deleted RELATION is a GO:0046873 (metal ion transmembrane transporter activity)
2010-06-08 Updated TERM cation channel activity
2009-06-25 Deleted RELATION is a GO:0008324 (cation transmembrane transporter activity)
2008-05-13 Added DEFINITION Catalysis of the energy-independent passage of cations across a lipid bilayer down a concentration gradient.
2008-05-12 Deleted DEFINITION Catalysis of the energy-independent passage of cations across a lipid bilayer down a concentration gradient.
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0005216 (ion channel activity)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0046873 (metal ion transmembrane transporter activity)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0008324 (cation transmembrane transporter activity)
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM cation diffusion facilitator activity
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM nonselective cation channel activity
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM cation diffusion facilitator activity
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM nonselective cation channel activity
2007-07-27 Updated DEFINITION Catalysis of the energy-independent passage of cations across a lipid bilayer down a concentration gradient.
2007-07-11 Added SECONDARY GO:0015338 (cation diffusion facilitator activity)
2007-07-11 Added SECONDARY GO:0015281 (nonselective cation channel activity)
2007-07-11 Added SYNONYM cation diffusion facilitator activity
2007-07-11 Added SYNONYM nonselective cation channel activity
2007-03-20 Added DEFINITION The transporter activity that allows the energy-independent passage of cations across a lipid bilayer down a concentration gradient.
2003-03-19 Updated TERM cation channel activity
2002-02-06 Updated TERM cation channel
2001-04-03 Updated TERM cation channel
2001-03-30 Added TERM cation channel

Term

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2010-06-09 Updated TERM cation channel activity
2010-06-08 Updated TERM cation channel activity
2003-03-19 Updated TERM cation channel activity
2002-02-06 Updated TERM cation channel
2001-04-03 Updated TERM cation channel
2001-03-30 Added TERM cation channel

Definition/synonyms

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2008-05-13 Added DEFINITION Catalysis of the energy-independent passage of cations across a lipid bilayer down a concentration gradient.
2008-05-12 Deleted DEFINITION Catalysis of the energy-independent passage of cations across a lipid bilayer down a concentration gradient.
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM cation diffusion facilitator activity
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM nonselective cation channel activity
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM cation diffusion facilitator activity
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM nonselective cation channel activity
2007-07-27 Updated DEFINITION Catalysis of the energy-independent passage of cations across a lipid bilayer down a concentration gradient.
2007-07-11 Added SYNONYM cation diffusion facilitator activity
2007-07-11 Added SYNONYM nonselective cation channel activity
2007-03-20 Added DEFINITION The transporter activity that allows the energy-independent passage of cations across a lipid bilayer down a concentration gradient.

Relationships

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2010-06-08 Added RELATION is a GO:0008324 (cation transmembrane transporter activity)
2010-06-08 Deleted RELATION is a GO:0046873 (metal ion transmembrane transporter activity)
2009-06-25 Deleted RELATION is a GO:0008324 (cation transmembrane transporter activity)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0005216 (ion channel activity)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0046873 (metal ion transmembrane transporter activity)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0008324 (cation transmembrane transporter activity)

Other

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2007-07-11 Added SECONDARY GO:0015338 (cation diffusion facilitator activity)
2007-07-11 Added SECONDARY GO:0015281 (nonselective cation channel activity)
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