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GO:0009372 quorum sensing

Term Information

ID GO:0009372
Name quorum sensing
Ontology Biological Process
Definition The process in which single-celled organisms monitor their population density by detecting the concentration of small, diffusible signal molecules produced by the cells themselves.
PMID:15716452 PMID:8288518
GONUTS GO:0009372 Wiki Page

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Type Synonym
exact quorum sensing system

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GO Slims

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GO slim nameCount of all terms
goslim_pir462

Cross-references

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InterPro IPR003815
InterPro IPR006741
InterPro IPR028140
UniProtKB-KW Quorum sensing
Wikipedia Quorum_sensing

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Part of GO:0010699 cell-cell signaling involved in quorum sensing
Is a GO:0052097 interspecies quorum sensing
Is a GO:0052100 intraspecies quorum sensing

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Co-occurring Terms

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Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0009372 based on the entire annotation set Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0009372 based on non-IEA annotations only

Change Log

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Timestamp Action Category Detail
2013-04-18 Updated SLIM goslim_pir
2010-12-01 Deleted DEFINITION The process by which single-celled organisms monitor their population density by detecting the concentration of small, diffusible signal molecules produced by the cells themselves.
2010-12-01 Added DEFINITION The process in which single-celled organisms monitor their population density by detecting the concentration of small, diffusible signal molecules produced by the cells themselves.
2009-03-15 Added XREF Wikipedia:Quorum_sensing
2008-10-02 Added DEFINITION The process by which single-celled organisms monitor their population density by detecting the concentration of small, diffusible signal molecules produced by the cells themselves.
2008-10-02 Deleted DEFINITION The cell-cell signaling process in which single-celled organisms, usually bacteria, monitor population density by detecting the concentration of small diffusible signal molecules.
2008-10-02 Added RELATION is a GO:0048874 (homeostasis of number of cells in a free-living population)
2008-10-02 Deleted RELATION part of GO:0048874 (homeostasis of number of cells in a free-living population)
2008-10-02 Deleted RELATION is a GO:0007267 (cell-cell signaling)
2008-08-11 Deleted RELATION is a GO:0051704 (multi-organism process)
2008-08-11 Deleted RELATION is a GO:0009373 (regulation of transcription by pheromones)
2008-08-11 Added RELATION part of GO:0048874 (homeostasis of number of cells in a free-living population)
2008-08-11 Added RELATION is a GO:0007267 (cell-cell signaling)
2008-08-11 Deleted DEFINITION The process in which single-celled organisms, usually bacteria, monitor population density by detecting the concentration of small diffusible signal molecules.
2008-08-11 Added DEFINITION The cell-cell signaling process in which single-celled organisms, usually bacteria, monitor population density by detecting the concentration of small diffusible signal molecules.
2008-06-09 Added SLIM goslim_pir
2008-05-13 Added DEFINITION The process in which single-celled organisms, usually bacteria, monitor population density by detecting the concentration of small diffusible signal molecules.
2008-05-12 Deleted DEFINITION The process in which single-celled organisms, usually bacteria, monitor population density by detecting the concentration of small diffusible signal molecules.
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0051704 (multi-organism process)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0009373 (regulation of transcription by pheromones)
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM quorum sensing system
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM quorum sensing system
2007-01-23 Updated DEFINITION The process in which single-celled organisms, usually bacteria, monitor population density by detecting the concentration of small diffusible signal molecules.
2005-12-15 Added SYNONYM quorum sensing system
2005-03-19 Added DEFINITION The process by which single-celled organisms, usually bacteria, monitor their population density by detecting the concentration of small, diffusible signal molecules produced by the cells themselves.
2002-02-06 Updated TERM quorum sensing
2001-04-03 Updated TERM quorum sensing
2001-03-30 Added TERM quorum sensing

Term

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2002-02-06 Updated TERM quorum sensing
2001-04-03 Updated TERM quorum sensing
2001-03-30 Added TERM quorum sensing

Definition/synonyms

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2010-12-01 Deleted DEFINITION The process by which single-celled organisms monitor their population density by detecting the concentration of small, diffusible signal molecules produced by the cells themselves.
2010-12-01 Added DEFINITION The process in which single-celled organisms monitor their population density by detecting the concentration of small, diffusible signal molecules produced by the cells themselves.
2008-10-02 Added DEFINITION The process by which single-celled organisms monitor their population density by detecting the concentration of small, diffusible signal molecules produced by the cells themselves.
2008-10-02 Deleted DEFINITION The cell-cell signaling process in which single-celled organisms, usually bacteria, monitor population density by detecting the concentration of small diffusible signal molecules.
2008-08-11 Deleted DEFINITION The process in which single-celled organisms, usually bacteria, monitor population density by detecting the concentration of small diffusible signal molecules.
2008-08-11 Added DEFINITION The cell-cell signaling process in which single-celled organisms, usually bacteria, monitor population density by detecting the concentration of small diffusible signal molecules.
2008-05-13 Added DEFINITION The process in which single-celled organisms, usually bacteria, monitor population density by detecting the concentration of small diffusible signal molecules.
2008-05-12 Deleted DEFINITION The process in which single-celled organisms, usually bacteria, monitor population density by detecting the concentration of small diffusible signal molecules.
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM quorum sensing system
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM quorum sensing system
2007-01-23 Updated DEFINITION The process in which single-celled organisms, usually bacteria, monitor population density by detecting the concentration of small diffusible signal molecules.
2005-12-15 Added SYNONYM quorum sensing system
2005-03-19 Added DEFINITION The process by which single-celled organisms, usually bacteria, monitor their population density by detecting the concentration of small, diffusible signal molecules produced by the cells themselves.

Relationships

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2008-10-02 Added RELATION is a GO:0048874 (homeostasis of number of cells in a free-living population)
2008-10-02 Deleted RELATION part of GO:0048874 (homeostasis of number of cells in a free-living population)
2008-10-02 Deleted RELATION is a GO:0007267 (cell-cell signaling)
2008-08-11 Deleted RELATION is a GO:0051704 (multi-organism process)
2008-08-11 Deleted RELATION is a GO:0009373 (regulation of transcription by pheromones)
2008-08-11 Added RELATION part of GO:0048874 (homeostasis of number of cells in a free-living population)
2008-08-11 Added RELATION is a GO:0007267 (cell-cell signaling)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0051704 (multi-organism process)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0009373 (regulation of transcription by pheromones)

Cross-references

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2009-03-15 Added XREF Wikipedia:Quorum_sensing

Other

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2013-04-18 Updated SLIM goslim_pir
2008-06-09 Added SLIM goslim_pir
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