name: neuron death in response to oxidative stress
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def: "Any biological process that results in permanent cessation of all vital functions of a neuron upon exposure to an oxidative stress stimulus." [GOC:bf, GOC:PARL]
comment: This term should not be used for direct annotation. The only exception should be when experimental data (e.g., staining with trypan blue or propidium iodide or use of neuron-specific markers) show that neuron death has occurred, but fail to provide details on death modality (accidental versus programmed). When information is provided on the neuron death mechanism, annotations should be made to the appropriate descendant of 'cell death' (such as, but not limited to, GO:0097300 'programmed necrotic cell death', GO:0006915 'apoptotic process' or GO:0010421 'hydrogen peroxide-mediated programmed cell death'), and the cell type captured as an annotation extension; or the term GO:0051402 'neuron apoptotic process' may be considered, if appropriate.
synonym: "neuronal cell death in response to oxidative stress" EXACT [GOC:bf]
synonym: "oxidative stress-induced neuron death" EXACT [GOC:bf]
is_a: GO:0036473 ! cell death in response to oxidative stress
is_a: GO:0070997 ! neuron death
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