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GO term:antioxidant activity
GO id:GO:0016209
Definition:Inhibition of the reactions brought about by dioxygen (O2) or peroxides. Usually the antioxidant is effective because it can itself be more easily oxidized than the substance protected. The term is often applied to components that can trap free radicals, thereby breaking the chain reaction that normally leads to extensive biological damage.
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-amolecular_function
                is-aantioxidant activity [GO:0016209] (64 genes, 123 annotations)
                        is-aglutathione dehydrogenase (ascorbate) activity
                        is-aglutathione-disulfide reductase activity
                        is-aperoxidase activity +
                        is-aperoxiredoxin activity +
                        is-asulfiredoxin activity
                        is-asuperoxide dismutase activity
                        is-asuperoxide reductase activity
                        is-athioredoxin-disulfide reductase activity
                is-abinding +
                is-acatalytic activity +
                is-achannel regulator activity +
                is-achemoattractant activity +
                is-achemorepellent activity
                is-aD-alanyl carrier activity
                is-aelectron carrier activity +
                is-aenzyme regulator activity +
                is-aguanyl-nucleotide exchange factor activity +
                is-ametallochaperone activity +
                is-amolecular transducer activity +
                is-amorphogen activity
                is-anucleic acid binding transcription factor activity +
                is-anutrient reservoir activity
                is-aprotein binding transcription factor activity +
                is-aprotein tag
                is-areceptor activity +
                is-areceptor regulator activity +
                is-astructural molecule activity +
                is-atranslation regulator activity +
                is-atransporter activity +


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last database update
09/23/2014
MGI 5.19
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