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Accession:CHEBI:71338 term browser browse the term
Definition:A signalling molecule produced and used by bacteria participating in quorum sensing, that is, in cell-cell communication to coordinate community-wide regulation of processes such as biofilm formation, virulence, and bioluminescence in populations of bacteria. Such communication can occur both within and between different species of bacteria.
Synonyms:related_synonym: autoinducers
 xref: Wikipedia:Autoinducer

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N-(3-oxododecanoyl)homoserine lactone term browser
Symbol Object Name JBrowse Chr Start Stop Reference
G Casp3 caspase 3 JBrowse link 16 48,845,011 48,863,249 RGD:6480464
G Casp7 caspase 7 JBrowse link 1 277,190,557 277,242,779 RGD:6480464
G P2ry2 purinergic receptor P2Y2 JBrowse link 1 166,031,228 166,045,423 RGD:6480464
G P2ry4 pyrimidinergic receptor P2Y4 JBrowse link X 70,421,599 70,447,109 RGD:6480464
G Pon2 paraoxonase 2 JBrowse link 4 30,344,705 30,380,119 RGD:6480464

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  CHEBI ontology 19764
    role 19710
      biological role 19709
        molecular messenger 18158
          signalling molecule 8194
            autoinducer 5
              (2R,4S)-2-methyltetrahydrofuran-2,3,3,4-tetrol 0
              N-acyl homoserine lactone + 5
              autoinducer-2 0
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