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GO term:benzodiazepine receptor activity
GO id:GO:0008503
Definition:Combining with benzodiazepines, a class of drugs with hypnotic, anxiolytic, anticonvulsive, amnestic and myorelaxant properties, to initiate a change in cell activity.
CommentsNote that this term represents an activity and not a gene product. Consider also annotating to the molecular function terms 'chloride channel activity ; GO:0005254', 'GABA receptor activity ; GO:0016917' and 'inhibitory extracellular ligand-gated ion channel activity ; GO:0005237'.
Number of paths to term: 2

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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-amolecular_function
                is-amolecular transducer activity
                        is-asignal transducer activity
                                is-asignaling receptor activity
                                        is-aneurotransmitter receptor activity
                                                is-aacetylcholine receptor activity +
                                                is-abenzodiazepine receptor activity [GO:0008503] (3 genes, 3 annotations)
                                                is-adopamine neurotransmitter receptor activity +
                                                is-aneuropeptide receptor activity +


Gene_Ontology
        is-amolecular_function
                is-areceptor activity
                        is-asignaling receptor activity
                                is-aneurotransmitter receptor activity
                                        is-aacetylcholine receptor activity +
                                        is-abenzodiazepine receptor activity [GO:0008503] (3 genes, 3 annotations)
                                        is-adopamine neurotransmitter receptor activity +
                                        is-aneuropeptide receptor activity +


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last database update
09/23/2014
MGI 5.19
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