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GO term:immune system process
GO id:GO:0002376
Definition:Any process involved in the development or functioning of the immune system, an organismal system for calibrated responses to potential internal or invasive threats.
CommentsNote that this term is a direct child of 'biological_process ; GO:0008150' because some immune system processes are types of cellular process (GO:0009987), whereas others are types of multicellular organism process (GO:0032501). This term was added by GO_REF:0000022.
Number of paths to term: 1

is-adenotes an 'is-a' relationship
part-ofdenotes a 'part-of' relationship
regulatesdenotes a 'regulates' relationship
positively-regulatesdenotes a 'positively-regulates' relationship
negatively-regulatesdenotes a 'negatively-regulates' relationship


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-abiological adhesion +
                is-abiological phase +
                is-abiological regulation +
                is-acell aggregation +
                is-acell killing +
                is-acellular component organization or biogenesis +
                is-acellular process +
                is-adevelopmental process +
                is-agrowth +
                is-aimmune system process [GO:0002376] (1789 genes, 5417 annotations)
                        is-aactivation of immune response +
                        is-aantigen processing and presentation +
                        is-aantigen sampling in mucosal-associated lymphoid tissue +
                        is-aB cell selection +
                        is-ahemocyte differentiation +
                        is-ahemocyte proliferation +
                        is-aimmune effector process +
                        is-aimmune response +
                        is-aimmune system development +
                        is-aleukocyte activation +
                        is-aleukocyte homeostasis +
                        is-aleukocyte migration +
                        is-alymphocyte costimulation +
                        is-amyeloid cell homeostasis +
                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of immune system process +
                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of immune system process +
                        is-aproduction of molecular mediator of immune response +
                        regulatesregulation of immune system process +
                        is-asomatic diversification of immune receptors +
                        is-aT cell selection +
                        is-atolerance induction +
                is-alocalization +
                is-alocomotion +
                is-ametabolic process +
                is-amulti-organism process +
                is-amulticellular organismal process +
                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of biological process +
                positively-regulatespositive regulation of biological process +
                regulatesregulation of biological process +
                is-areproduction +
                is-areproductive process +
                is-aresponse to stimulus +
                is-arhythmic process +
                is-asignaling +
                is-asingle-organism process +


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