name: epidermal growth factor-activated receptor activity
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def: "Combining with an epidermal growth factor and transmitting the signal across the plasma membrane to initiate a change in cell activity." [GOC:bf]
comment: Note that this term represents an activity and not a gene product, and should only be used when the receptor binds the ligand EGF. For receptors that bind other growth factors, consider annotating to other terms under 'transmembrane signaling receptor activity ; GO:0004888.
synonym: "EGF receptor activity" EXACT 
synonym: "EGFR" EXACT 
synonym: "epidermal growth factor receptor activity" EXACT [GOC:bf, GOC:signaling]
synonym: "TGF-alpha receptor activity" EXACT 
synonym: "transforming growth factor-alpha receptor activity" EXACT 
is_a: GO:0004714 ! transmembrane receptor protein tyrosine kinase activity
relationship: has_part: GO:0048408 ! epidermal growth factor binding
relationship: part_of: GO:0007173 ! epidermal growth factor receptor signaling pathway
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