spacer

GO:0006936 muscle contraction

Term Information

ID GO:0006936
Name muscle contraction
Ontology Biological Process
Definition A process in which force is generated within muscle tissue, resulting in a change in muscle geometry. Force generation involves a chemo-mechanical energy conversion step that is carried out by the actin/myosin complex activity, which generates force through ATP hydrolysis.
GONUTS GO:0006936 Wiki Page

Taxon Constraints

The use of this term should conform to the following taxon constraints:
Taxon Rule Ancestor GO ID Ancestor GO Term Name Relationship Taxon ID Taxon Reference(s)
GOTAX:0000299 GO:0032501 multicellular organismal process only_in_taxon 2759 Eukaryota
GOTAX:0000537 GO:0032501 multicellular organismal process never_in_taxon 4932 Saccharomyces cerevisiae
GOTAX:0000538 GO:0032501 multicellular organismal process never_in_taxon 4896 Schizosaccharomyces pombe
More information on taxon constraints in GO is available here

GO Slims

This term is present in the following GO Consortium-maintained GO slims:
GO slim nameCount of all terms
goslim_pir462

Cross-references

Database ID
InterPro IPR006017
InterPro IPR028658
InterPro IPR028812
Wikipedia Muscle_contraction

Replaces

This term can be used instead of these obsolete terms:
GO Identifier GO Term Name Reason
GO:0003776 muscle motor activity CONSIDER GO:0006936

Ancestor Chart

This chart is interactive; you can click on the term boxes and legend for more information.
Display options
Display
Key
GO IDs
Term box width
Term box height
Slim colours
Show children
Image size limit (in megapixels)
Note that setting the limit too high may result in images being generated slowly; it may even cause the browser to crash. The maximum limit is 20 megapixels.

Child Terms

This table lists all terms that are direct descendants (child terms) of GO:0006936:
Relationship To GO:0006936 Child Term Child Term Name
Is a GO:0006939 smooth muscle contraction
Is a GO:0006941 striated muscle contraction
Regulates GO:0006937 regulation of muscle contraction
Part of GO:0030049 muscle filament sliding
Negatively regulates GO:0045932 negative regulation of muscle contraction
Positively regulates GO:0045933 positive regulation of muscle contraction

Protein Annotation

Displaying annotations FIRST to LAST of TOTAL Page size: Additional filters: Bookmarkable link
Database
Gene Product ID
Symbol
Qualifier
GO Identifier
GO Term Name
Aspect
Original GO ID
Original GO Term Name
Evidence
Reference
With
Taxon
Date
Assigned By
Product Form ID
Name
Synonym
Type
Taxon Name
Sequence

Export

Display options

ID Mapping

QuickGO maps between different identifier types by using a combination of mapping files provided by the databases, and using identifier cross-references supplied by UniProtKB.

If more than one identifier type needs to be used to map all required sequences, drag the selected databases to change the order in which identifiers are found.

Filter

Select

Grouped by
Annotation count
Protein count
Both

Co-occurring Terms

These tables show the number of times the term listed in the table has been co-annotated with GO:0006936. The terms are listed in descending order of number of times the term has been co-annotated.
The table on the left is calculated using both electronic and manual-evidenced annotations, while the table on the right is calculated using only manual-evidenced annotations.
Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0006936 based on the entire annotation set Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0006936 based on non-IEA annotations only

Change Log

All changes

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2013-04-18 Updated SLIM goslim_pir
2010-12-17 Deleted DEFINITION A process whereby force is generated within muscle tissue, resulting in a change in muscle geometry. Force generation involves a chemo-mechanical energy conversion step that is carried out by the actin/myosin complex activity, which generates force through ATP hydrolysis.
2010-12-17 Added DEFINITION A process in which force is generated within muscle tissue, resulting in a change in muscle geometry. Force generation involves a chemo-mechanical energy conversion step that is carried out by the actin/myosin complex activity, which generates force through ATP hydrolysis.
2009-03-02 Added XREF Wikipedia:Muscle_contraction
2009-01-31 Deleted DEFINITION A process whereby force is generated within muscle tissue, resulting in a change in muscle geometry. Force generation involves a chemo-mechanical energy conversion step. The chemo-mechanical energy conversion step is carried out by the actin/myosin complex activity, which generates force through ATP hydrolysis.
2009-01-31 Added DEFINITION A process whereby force is generated within muscle tissue, resulting in a change in muscle geometry. Force generation involves a chemo-mechanical energy conversion step that is carried out by the actin/myosin complex activity, which generates force through ATP hydrolysis.
2008-06-09 Added SLIM goslim_pir
2008-05-13 Added DEFINITION A process whereby force is generated within muscle tissue, resulting in a change in muscle geometry. Force generation involves a chemo-mechanical energy conversion step. The chemo-mechanical energy conversion step is carried out by the actin/myosin complex activity, which generates force through ATP hydrolysis.
2008-05-12 Deleted DEFINITION A process whereby force is generated within muscle tissue, resulting in a change in muscle geometry. Force generation involves a chemo-mechanical energy conversion step. The chemo-mechanical energy conversion step is carried out by the actin/myosin complex activity, which generates force through ATP hydrolysis.
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0003012 (muscle system process)
2007-11-27 Updated DEFINITION A process whereby force is generated within muscle tissue, resulting in a change in muscle geometry. Force generation involves a chemo-mechanical energy conversion step. The chemo-mechanical energy conversion step is carried out by the actin/myosin complex activity, which generates force through ATP hydrolysis.
2007-11-08 Deleted SYNONYM muscle motor activity
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM muscle motor activity
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM muscle motor activity
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM muscle motor activity
2003-08-01 Added DEFINITION A process leading to shortening and/or development of tension in muscle tissue. Muscle contraction occurs by a sliding filament mechanism whereby actin filaments slide inward among the myosin filaments.
2002-02-06 Updated TERM muscle contraction
2001-04-03 Updated TERM muscle contraction
2001-03-30 Added TERM muscle contraction

Term

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2002-02-06 Updated TERM muscle contraction
2001-04-03 Updated TERM muscle contraction
2001-03-30 Added TERM muscle contraction

Definition/synonyms

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2010-12-17 Deleted DEFINITION A process whereby force is generated within muscle tissue, resulting in a change in muscle geometry. Force generation involves a chemo-mechanical energy conversion step that is carried out by the actin/myosin complex activity, which generates force through ATP hydrolysis.
2010-12-17 Added DEFINITION A process in which force is generated within muscle tissue, resulting in a change in muscle geometry. Force generation involves a chemo-mechanical energy conversion step that is carried out by the actin/myosin complex activity, which generates force through ATP hydrolysis.
2009-01-31 Deleted DEFINITION A process whereby force is generated within muscle tissue, resulting in a change in muscle geometry. Force generation involves a chemo-mechanical energy conversion step. The chemo-mechanical energy conversion step is carried out by the actin/myosin complex activity, which generates force through ATP hydrolysis.
2009-01-31 Added DEFINITION A process whereby force is generated within muscle tissue, resulting in a change in muscle geometry. Force generation involves a chemo-mechanical energy conversion step that is carried out by the actin/myosin complex activity, which generates force through ATP hydrolysis.
2008-05-13 Added DEFINITION A process whereby force is generated within muscle tissue, resulting in a change in muscle geometry. Force generation involves a chemo-mechanical energy conversion step. The chemo-mechanical energy conversion step is carried out by the actin/myosin complex activity, which generates force through ATP hydrolysis.
2008-05-12 Deleted DEFINITION A process whereby force is generated within muscle tissue, resulting in a change in muscle geometry. Force generation involves a chemo-mechanical energy conversion step. The chemo-mechanical energy conversion step is carried out by the actin/myosin complex activity, which generates force through ATP hydrolysis.
2007-11-27 Updated DEFINITION A process whereby force is generated within muscle tissue, resulting in a change in muscle geometry. Force generation involves a chemo-mechanical energy conversion step. The chemo-mechanical energy conversion step is carried out by the actin/myosin complex activity, which generates force through ATP hydrolysis.
2007-11-08 Deleted SYNONYM muscle motor activity
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM muscle motor activity
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM muscle motor activity
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM muscle motor activity
2003-08-01 Added DEFINITION A process leading to shortening and/or development of tension in muscle tissue. Muscle contraction occurs by a sliding filament mechanism whereby actin filaments slide inward among the myosin filaments.

Relationships

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0003012 (muscle system process)

Cross-references

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2009-03-02 Added XREF Wikipedia:Muscle_contraction

Other

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2013-04-18 Updated SLIM goslim_pir
2008-06-09 Added SLIM goslim_pir
spacer
Please send comments, suggestions or bug reports to goa@ebi.ac.uk. Click here for details of how to cite UniProt-GOA and QuickGO.
11ms