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Category:GO:0051384 ! response to glucocorticoid

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DAG for GO:0051384id: GO:0051384

name: response to glucocorticoid
namespace: biological_process
def: "Any process that results in a change in state or activity of a cell or an organism (in terms of movement, secretion, enzyme production, gene expression, etc.) as a result of a glucocorticoid stimulus. Glucocorticoids are hormonal C21 corticosteroids synthesized from cholesterol with the ability to bind with the cortisol receptor and trigger similar effects. Glucocorticoids act primarily on carbohydrate and protein metabolism, and have anti-inflammatory effects." [GOC:ai, PMID:9884123]
synonym: "response to glucocorticoid stimulus" EXACT [GOC:dos]
is_a: GO:0031960 ! response to corticosteroid

AmiGO <GOterm>GO:0051384</GOterm>
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