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GO:0042311 vasodilation

Term Information

ID GO:0042311
Name vasodilation
Ontology Biological Process
Definition An increase in the internal diameter of blood vessels, especially arterioles or capillaries, usually resulting in a decrease in blood pressure.
GONUTS GO:0042311 Wiki Page

Synonyms

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Type Synonym
exact positive regulation of blood vessel size
exact vasodilatation

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

Cross-references

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InterPro IPR001413
UniProtKB-KW Vasodilator
Wikipedia Vasodilation

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Child Terms

This table lists all terms that are direct descendants (child terms) of GO:0042311:
Relationship To GO:0042311 Child Term Child Term Name
Is a GO:0002025 vasodilation by norepinephrine-epinephrine involved in regulation of systemic arterial blood pressure
Is a GO:0002033 vasodilation by angiotensin involved in regulation of systemic arterial blood pressure
Is a GO:0001984 vasodilation of artery involved in baroreceptor response to increased systemic arterial blood pressure
Is a GO:0002527 vasodilation involved in acute inflammatory response
Negatively regulates GO:0045908 negative regulation of vasodilation
Positively regulates GO:0045909 positive regulation of vasodilation
Is a GO:0003069 vasodilation by acetylcholine involved in regulation of systemic arterial blood pressure
Part of GO:0060087 relaxation of vascular smooth muscle
Regulates GO:0042312 regulation of vasodilation

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Co-occurring Terms

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Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0042311 based on the entire annotation set Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0042311 based on non-IEA annotations only

Change Log

All changes

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2009-03-29 Added XREF Wikipedia:Vasodilation
2008-05-13 Added DEFINITION An increase in the internal diameter of blood vessels, especially arterioles or capillaries, usually resulting in a decrease in blood pressure.
2008-05-12 Deleted DEFINITION An increase in the internal diameter of blood vessels, especially arterioles or capillaries, usually resulting in a decrease in blood pressure.
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0050880 (regulation of blood vessel size)
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM positive regulation of blood vessel size
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM vasodilatation
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM positive regulation of blood vessel size
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM vasodilatation
2004-04-19 Added SYNONYM positive regulation of blood vessel size
2004-04-19 Added SYNONYM vasodilatation
2004-04-16 Deleted SYNONYM positive regulation of blood vessel size
2004-04-16 Deleted SYNONYM vasodilatation
2004-02-17 Added SYNONYM positive regulation of blood vessel size
2002-11-27 Added DEFINITION An increase in the internal diameter of blood vessels, especially arterioles or capillaries, usually resulting in a decrease in blood pressure.
2002-06-19 Added TERM vasodilation
2002-06-19 Added SYNONYM vasodilatation

Term

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2002-06-19 Added TERM vasodilation

Definition/synonyms

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2008-05-13 Added DEFINITION An increase in the internal diameter of blood vessels, especially arterioles or capillaries, usually resulting in a decrease in blood pressure.
2008-05-12 Deleted DEFINITION An increase in the internal diameter of blood vessels, especially arterioles or capillaries, usually resulting in a decrease in blood pressure.
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM positive regulation of blood vessel size
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM vasodilatation
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM positive regulation of blood vessel size
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM vasodilatation
2004-04-19 Added SYNONYM positive regulation of blood vessel size
2004-04-19 Added SYNONYM vasodilatation
2004-04-16 Deleted SYNONYM positive regulation of blood vessel size
2004-04-16 Deleted SYNONYM vasodilatation
2004-02-17 Added SYNONYM positive regulation of blood vessel size
2002-11-27 Added DEFINITION An increase in the internal diameter of blood vessels, especially arterioles or capillaries, usually resulting in a decrease in blood pressure.
2002-06-19 Added SYNONYM vasodilatation

Relationships

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0050880 (regulation of blood vessel size)

Cross-references

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2009-03-29 Added XREF Wikipedia:Vasodilation
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