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GO term:carbohydrate utilization
Synonym: sugar utilization
GO id:GO:0009758
Alternate id: GO:0007587
Definition:A series of processes that forms an integrated mechanism by which a cell or an organism detects the depletion of primary carbohydrate sources,usually glucose, and then activates genes to scavenge the last traces of the primary carbohydrate source and to transport and metabolize alternate carbohydrate sources. The utilization process begins when the cell or organism detects carbohydrate levels, includes the activation of genes whose products detect, transport or metabolize carbohydrates, and ends when the carbohydrate is incorporated into the cell or organism's metabolism.
Number of paths to term: 1

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part-ofdenotes a 'part-of' relationship
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                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-aantibody-dependent cellular cytotoxicity +
                        is-acarbohydrate utilization [GO:0009758] (2 genes, 2 annotations)
                                regulatesregulation of carbohydrate utilization
                        is-acarbon utilization +
                        is-acell proliferation +
                        is-acomplement-dependent cytotoxicity +
                        is-afilamentous growth +
                        is-alateral growth +
                        is-anatural killer cell mediated cytotoxicity +
                        is-anitrogen utilization +
                        is-aphosphorus utilization +
                        is-apigmentation +
                        is-asingle organism cell adhesion +
                        is-asingle organism reproductive process +
                        is-asingle organism signaling +
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process +
                        is-asingle-organism behavior +
                        is-asingle-organism cellular process +
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process +
                        is-asingle-organism localization +
                        is-asingle-organism metabolic process +
                        is-asulfur utilization +
                        is-aT cell mediated cytotoxicity +
                        is-aultradian rhythm +

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