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GO term:vesicle-mediated transport
Synonym: nonselective vesicle transport
Synonym: protein sorting along secretory pathway
Synonym: vesicle trafficking
Synonym: vesicle transport
Synonym: vesicular transport
GO id:GO:0016192
Definition:A cellular transport process in which transported substances are moved in membrane-bounded vesicles; transported substances are enclosed in the vesicle lumen or located in the vesicle membrane. The process begins with a step that directs a substance to the forming vesicle, and includes vesicle budding and coating. Vesicles are then targeted to, and fuse with, an acceptor membrane.
Number of paths to term: 2

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-aestablishment of localization
                        is-atransport
                                is-adense core granule transport +
                                is-aextracellular transport +
                                is-aintercellular transport +
                                is-aintracellular transport +
                                is-amulti-organism transport +
                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of transport +
                                is-anitrogen compound transport +
                                is-aorganic substance transport +
                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of transport +
                                regulatesregulation of transport +
                                is-asingle-organism transport +
                                is-atoxin transport +
                                is-avesicle-mediated transport [GO:0016192] (871 genes, 1520 annotations)
                                        part-ofcargo loading into vesicle +
                                        is-acontractile vacuole discharge
                                        is-aearly endosome to late endosome transport +
                                        is-aearly endosome to recycling endosome transport
                                        is-aendocytic recycling +
                                        is-aendocytosis +
                                        is-aexocytosis +
                                        is-aGolgi vesicle transport +
                                        part-ofmembrane budding +
                                        is-amultivesicular body sorting pathway
                                        is-aplasma membrane to endosome transport
                                        regulatesregulation of vesicle-mediated transport +
                                        is-aretrograde transport, endosome to Golgi +
                                        is-aretrograde transport, endosome to plasma membrane
                                        is-aretrograde transport, plasma membrane to Golgi
                                        part-ofSNARE complex disassembly +
                                        is-asynaptic vesicle transport +
                                        is-atranscytosis +
                                        part-ofvesicle docking +
                                        part-ofvesicle fusion +
                                        part-ofvesicle targeting +
                                        part-ofvesicle uncoating +
                                        is-avesicle-mediated transport involved in floral organ abscission +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-alocalization
                        part-ofestablishment of localization
                                is-atransport
                                        is-adense core granule transport +
                                        is-aextracellular transport +
                                        is-aintercellular transport +
                                        is-aintracellular transport +
                                        is-amulti-organism transport +
                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of transport +
                                        is-anitrogen compound transport +
                                        is-aorganic substance transport +
                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of transport +
                                        regulatesregulation of transport +
                                        is-asingle-organism transport +
                                        is-atoxin transport +
                                        is-avesicle-mediated transport [GO:0016192] (871 genes, 1520 annotations)
                                                part-ofcargo loading into vesicle +
                                                is-acontractile vacuole discharge
                                                is-aearly endosome to late endosome transport +
                                                is-aearly endosome to recycling endosome transport
                                                is-aendocytic recycling +
                                                is-aendocytosis +
                                                is-aexocytosis +
                                                is-aGolgi vesicle transport +
                                                part-ofmembrane budding +
                                                is-amultivesicular body sorting pathway
                                                is-aplasma membrane to endosome transport
                                                regulatesregulation of vesicle-mediated transport +
                                                is-aretrograde transport, endosome to Golgi +
                                                is-aretrograde transport, endosome to plasma membrane
                                                is-aretrograde transport, plasma membrane to Golgi
                                                part-ofSNARE complex disassembly +
                                                is-asynaptic vesicle transport +
                                                is-atranscytosis +
                                                part-ofvesicle docking +
                                                part-ofvesicle fusion +
                                                part-ofvesicle targeting +
                                                part-ofvesicle uncoating +
                                                is-avesicle-mediated transport involved in floral organ abscission +


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