name: protein activation cascade
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def: "A response to a stimulus that consists of a sequential series of modifications to a set of proteins where the product of one reaction acts catalytically in the following reaction. The magnitude of the response is typically amplified at each successive step in the cascade. Modifications typically include proteolysis or covalent modification, and may also include binding events." [GOC:add, GOC:mah, GOC:pde]
synonym: "protein activation pathway" EXACT [GOC:add]
synonym: "protein activitory cascade" EXACT [GOC:add]
is_a: GO:0019538 ! protein metabolic process
is_a: GO:0050896 ! response to stimulus
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