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GO:0009881 photoreceptor activity

Term Information

ID GO:0009881
Name photoreceptor activity
Ontology Molecular Function
Definition The function of absorbing and responding to incidental electromagnetic radiation, particularly visible light. The response may involve a change in conformation.
GONUTS GO:0009881 Wiki Page

Synonyms

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Type Synonym
narrow short-wave-sensitive opsin
narrow red-sensitive opsin
narrow opsin
narrow long-wave-sensitive opsin
narrow blue-sensitive opsin
narrow violet-sensitive opsin
narrow green-sensitive opsin
narrow UV-sensitive opsin

Cross-references

Database ID
InterPro IPR002944
InterPro IPR012129
InterPro IPR012130
UniProtKB-KW Photoreceptor protein

Replaces

This term can be used instead of these obsolete terms:
GO Identifier GO Term Name Reason
GO:0015053 opsin CONSIDER GO:0009881
GO:0015059 blue-sensitive opsin CONSIDER GO:0009881
GO:0015060 green-sensitive opsin CONSIDER GO:0009881
GO:0015061 red-sensitive opsin CONSIDER GO:0009881
GO:0015062 violet-sensitive opsin CONSIDER GO:0009881
GO:0015063 long-wave-sensitive opsin CONSIDER GO:0009881
GO:0015064 UV-sensitive opsin CONSIDER GO:0009881
GO:0016016 short-wave-sensitive opsin CONSIDER GO:0009881
GO:0023037 signal initiation by light CONSIDER GO:0009881

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Child Terms

This table lists all terms that are direct descendants (child terms) of GO:0009881:
Relationship To GO:0009881 Child Term Child Term Name
Is a GO:0009882 blue light photoreceptor activity
Is a GO:0009883 red or far-red light photoreceptor activity
Is a GO:0008020 G-protein coupled photoreceptor 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:0009881. 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:0009881 based on the entire annotation set Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0009881 based on non-IEA annotations only

Change Log

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Timestamp Action Category Detail
2011-08-04 Deleted RELATION is a GO:0004872 (receptor activity)
2011-08-04 Added RELATION is a GO:0038023 (signaling receptor activity)
2008-05-13 Added DEFINITION The function of absorbing and responding to incidental electromagnetic radiation, particularly visible light. The response may involve a change in conformation.
2008-05-12 Deleted DEFINITION The function of absorbing and responding to incidental electromagnetic radiation, particularly visible light. The response may involve a change in conformation.
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0004872 (receptor activity)
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM violet-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM UV-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM blue-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM green-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM long-wave-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM opsin
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM red-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM short-wave-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM UV-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM blue-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM green-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM long-wave-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM opsin
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM red-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM short-wave-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM violet-sensitive opsin
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM UV-sensitive opsin
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM blue-sensitive opsin
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM green-sensitive opsin
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM long-wave-sensitive opsin
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM opsin
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM red-sensitive opsin
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM short-wave-sensitive opsin
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM violet-sensitive opsin
2005-03-15 Updated DEFINITION The function of absorbing and responding to incidental electromagnetic radiation, particularly visible light. The response may involve a change in conformation.
2003-05-13 Updated DEFINITION The function of absorbing and responding to incidental electromagnetic radiation, particularly visible light, to initiate a change in cell function.
2003-03-19 Updated TERM photoreceptor activity
2002-11-27 Added DEFINITION A receptor that responds to incidental electromagnetic radiation, particularly visible light.
2002-02-14 Added TERM photoreceptor

Term

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2003-03-19 Updated TERM photoreceptor activity
2002-02-14 Added TERM photoreceptor

Definition/synonyms

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2008-05-13 Added DEFINITION The function of absorbing and responding to incidental electromagnetic radiation, particularly visible light. The response may involve a change in conformation.
2008-05-12 Deleted DEFINITION The function of absorbing and responding to incidental electromagnetic radiation, particularly visible light. The response may involve a change in conformation.
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM violet-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM UV-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM blue-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM green-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM long-wave-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM opsin
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM red-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM short-wave-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM UV-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM blue-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM green-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM long-wave-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM opsin
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM red-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM short-wave-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM violet-sensitive opsin
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM UV-sensitive opsin
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM blue-sensitive opsin
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM green-sensitive opsin
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM long-wave-sensitive opsin
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM opsin
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM red-sensitive opsin
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM short-wave-sensitive opsin
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM violet-sensitive opsin
2005-03-15 Updated DEFINITION The function of absorbing and responding to incidental electromagnetic radiation, particularly visible light. The response may involve a change in conformation.
2003-05-13 Updated DEFINITION The function of absorbing and responding to incidental electromagnetic radiation, particularly visible light, to initiate a change in cell function.
2002-11-27 Added DEFINITION A receptor that responds to incidental electromagnetic radiation, particularly visible light.

Relationships

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2011-08-04 Deleted RELATION is a GO:0004872 (receptor activity)
2011-08-04 Added RELATION is a GO:0038023 (signaling receptor activity)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0004872 (receptor activity)
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