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Term:
carbohydrate utilization (GO:0009758)
Annotations: Rat: (3) Mouse: (3) Human: (3) Chinchilla: (2) Bonobo: (2) Dog: (2) Squirrel: (2) Pig: (2)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
biological process +     
behavior +   
biological adhesion +   
biological phase +   
biological regulation +   
biomineralization +   
carbohydrate utilization +   
A series of processes that forms an integrated mechanism by which a cell or an organism detects the depletion of primary carbohydrate sources,usually glucose, and then activates genes to scavenge the last traces of the primary carbohydrate source and to transport and metabolize alternate carbohydrate sources. The utilization process begins when the cell or organism detects carbohydrate levels, includes the activation of genes whose products detect, transport or metabolize carbohydrates, and ends when the carbohydrate is incorporated into the cell or organism's metabolism.
carbon utilization +  
cellular process +   
detoxification +   
developmental process +   
growth +   
immune system process +   
interspecies interaction between organisms +   
intraspecies interaction between organisms +   
localization +   
locomotion +   
metabolic process +   
multi-organism process +   
multicellular organismal process +   
negative regulation of biological process +   
nitrogen utilization +   
phosphorus utilization +  
pigmentation +   
positive regulation of biological process +   
regulation of biological process +   
reproduction +   
reproductive process +   
response to stimulus +   
rhythmic process +   
signaling +   
sulfur utilization +  

Synonyms
Narrow Synonyms: sugar utilization
Alternate IDs: GO:0007587
Definition Sources: GOC:mah, GOC:mcc2, GOC:mlg

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