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Accession
GO:0006935
Name
chemotaxis
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
taxis in response to chemical stimulus
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The directed movement of a motile cell or organism, or the directed growth of a cell guided by a specific chemical concentration gradient. Movement may be towards a higher concentration (positive chemotaxis) or towards a lower concentration (negative chemotaxis). Source: ISBN:0198506732
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0006935 at QuickGO
Subset
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Parents of chemotaxis (GO:0006935)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
chemotaxis [is_a relation] is_a  taxis (GO:0042330)
chemotaxis [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  response to chemical (GO:0042221)
Children of chemotaxis (GO:0006935)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
positive chemotaxis (GO:0050918) [is_a relation] is_a  chemotaxis
regulation of chemotaxis (GO:0050920) [RO:0002211 relation] RO:0002211  chemotaxis
aerotaxis (GO:0009454) [is_a relation] is_a  chemotaxis
neuron projection guidance (GO:0097485) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  chemotaxis
cell chemotaxis (GO:0060326) [is_a relation] is_a  chemotaxis
chemotaxis to arachidonic acid (GO:0034670) [is_a relation] is_a  chemotaxis
negative regulation of chemotaxis (GO:0050922) [RO:0002212 relation] RO:0002212  chemotaxis
positive regulation of chemotaxis (GO:0050921) [RO:0002213 relation] RO:0002213  chemotaxis
chemotaxis to oxidizable substrate (GO:0042333) [is_a relation] is_a  chemotaxis
redox taxis (GO:0009455) [is_a relation] is_a  chemotaxis
chemotaxis to cAMP (GO:0043327) [is_a relation] is_a  chemotaxis
chemotaxis to folate (GO:0043326) [is_a relation] is_a  chemotaxis
negative chemotaxis (GO:0050919) [is_a relation] is_a  chemotaxis
Wikipedia
Chemotaxis