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Term:
nitric oxide mediated signal transduction (GO:0007263)
Annotations: Rat: (28) Mouse: (26) Human: (35) Chinchilla: (21) Bonobo: (23) Dog: (27) Squirrel: (21) Pig: (25)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
calcium-mediated signaling +   
cyclic-nucleotide-mediated signaling +   
inositol phosphate-mediated signaling +   
nitric oxide mediated signal transduction +   
Any intracellular signal transduction in which the signal is passed on within the cell via nitric oxide (NO). Includes synthesis of nitric oxide, receptors/sensors for nitric oxide (such as soluble guanylyl cyclase/sGC) and downstream effectors that further transmit the signal within the cell. Nitric oxide transmits its downstream effects through either cyclic GMP (cGMP)-dependent or independent mechanisms.

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: NO mediated signal transduction ;   nitric oxide signaling
Definition Sources: GOC:jl, PMID:21549190

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