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Term:
detection of hypoxia (GO:0070483)
Annotations: Rat: (2) Mouse: (2) Human: (2) Chinchilla: (2) Bonobo: (2) Dog: (2) Squirrel: (2)
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cellular response to hypoxia +   
detection of hypoxia +   
The series of events in which a stimulus indicating lowered oxygen tension is received by a cell and converted into a molecular signal. Hypoxia, defined as a decline in O2 levels below normoxic levels of 20.8 - 20.95%, results in metabolic adaptation at both the cellular and organismal level.
response to hypobaric hypoxia  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: detection of reduced oxygen levels
Definition Sources: GOC:BHF, GOC:mah

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