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taxis +     
cellular response to chemical stimulus +   
chemosensory behavior +   
chemotaxis +   
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).
chemotropism 
detection of chemical stimulus +   
energy taxis +  
filamentous growth of a population of unicellular organisms in response to chemical stimulus +  
gravitaxis +  
interneuron sorting involved in substrate-independent cerebral cortex tangential migration 
negative regulation of ribosomal protein gene transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter in response to chemical stimulus 
regulation of synaptic plasticity by chemical substance +   
response to acid chemical +   
response to antibiotic +   
response to antimetabolite 
response to Aroclor 1254 +   
response to aromatase inhibitor 
response to arsenic-containing substance +   
response to asparaginase 
response to boron-containing substance +  
response to carboplatin 
response to cisplatin +   
response to drug +   
response to food +   
response to inorganic substance +   
response to irinotecan 
response to nicotine +   
response to nitrogen compound +   
response to nutrient +   
response to odorant  
response to organic substance +   
response to oxygen-containing compound +   
response to salt +   
response to tacrolimus +  
response to TNF agonist  
response to topoisomerase inhibitor +  
response to toxic substance +   
response to transition metal nanoparticle +   
response to tunicamycin +   
response to xenobiotic stimulus +   
salt aversion 
thermotaxis  
thigmotaxis  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: taxis in response to chemical stimulus
Xrefs: Wikipedia:Chemotaxis
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198506732

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