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Category:GO:0023036 ! obsolete initiation of signal transduction

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DAG for GO:0023036
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id: GO:0023036
name: obsolete initiation of signal transduction
namespace: biological_process
def: "OBSOLETE. The process in which a signal causes activation of a receptor, for example, via a conformation change." [GOC:mtg_signal]
comment: This term was made obsolete because the meaning of the term is ambiguous. Note that this term was intended for the annotation of both ligands and receptors.
synonym: "initiation of signal transduction" EXACT []
synonym: "signal reception" RELATED []
is_obsolete: true
consider: GO:0004872 ! receptor activity
consider: GO:0007165 ! signal transduction
consider: GO:0048018 ! receptor ligand activity


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