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Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
energy transducer activity +  
histidine phosphotransfer kinase activity 
phosphorelay response regulator activity 
signaling receptor activity +   
Receiving a signal and transmitting it in the cell to initiate a change in cell activity. A signal is a physical entity or change in state that is used to transfer information in order to trigger a response.

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: receptor activity involved in signal transduction
Broad Synonyms: receptor activity
Alternate IDs: GO:0004872 ;   GO:0019041
Definition Sources: GOC:bf, GOC:signaling

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