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Term:
response to host defenses (GO:0052200)
Annotations: Rat: (1) Mouse: (1) Human: (3) Chinchilla: (1) Bonobo: (1) Dog: (1) Squirrel: (1) Pig: (1)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
detection of host 
modulation by symbiont of host resistance gene-dependent defense response +  
phenotypic switching in response to host 
regulation of transcription in response to host +  
response to host defenses +   
Any process that results in a change in state or activity of a cell or an organism (in terms of movement, secretion, enzyme production, gene expression, etc.) as a result of detecting the defenses of the host organism. The host is defined as the larger of the organisms involved in a symbiotic interaction.
response to host iron concentration 
response to host osmotic environment 
response to host oxygen tension environment 
response to host pH environment 
response to host redox environment 
response to symbiont defenses 

Synonyms
Narrow Synonyms: maintenance of symbiont tolerance to host defense molecules ;   response of symbiont to host defense molecules ;   response to host defense molecules
Alternate IDs: GO:0075140 ;   GO:0075145
Definition Sources: GOC:mtg_pamgo_17jul06

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