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GO term:receptor activity
Synonym: receptor guanylate cyclase activity
Synonym: viral antireceptor activity
GO id:GO:0004872
Alternate id: GO:0019041
Definition:Combining with an extracellular or intracellular messenger to initiate a change in cell activity.
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

                is-amolecular transducer activity
                        is-aenergy transducer activity +
                        is-areceptor activity [GO:0004872] (2331 genes, 4816 annotations)
                                is-aapolipoprotein receptor activity +
                                is-acargo receptor activity +
                                is-alaminin receptor activity
                                is-apattern recognition receptor activity +
                                is-asignaling receptor activity +
                                is-atransmembrane receptor activity +
                                is-avirus receptor activity

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