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Term Information

Accession
GO:0009583
Name
detection of light stimulus
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
detection of light, perception of light
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The series of events in which a light stimulus (in the form of photons) is received and converted into a molecular signal. Source: GOC:go_curators
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0009583 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of detection of light stimulus (GO:0009583)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
detection of light stimulus [is_a relation] is_a  detection of abiotic stimulus (GO:0009582)
detection of light stimulus [is_a relation] is_a  response to light stimulus (GO:0009416)
detection of light stimulus [is_a relation] is_a  detection of external stimulus (GO:0009581)
Children of detection of light stimulus (GO:0009583)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
light absorption (GO:0016037) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  detection of light stimulus
detection of UV (GO:0009589) [is_a relation] is_a  detection of light stimulus
detection of visible light (GO:0009584) [is_a relation] is_a  detection of light stimulus
phototransduction (GO:0007602) [is_a relation] is_a  detection of light stimulus
detection of light stimulus involved in sensory perception (GO:0050962) [is_a relation] is_a  detection of light stimulus
light transducer activity (GO:0031993) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  detection of light stimulus
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