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Accession:GO:0023052 term browser browse the term
Definition:The entirety of a process in which information is transmitted within a biological system. This process begins with an active signal and ends when a cellular response has been triggered.
Comment:Note that a signal is any variable property or parameter that serves to convey information, and may be a physical entity such as a gene product or small molecule, a photon, or a change in state such as movement or voltage change.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: biological signaling;   signaling process;   signalling
 related_synonym: signalling process;   single organism signaling
 alt_id: GO:0023046;   GO:0044700

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