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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

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                is-aantioxidant activity [GO:0016209] (67 genes, 131 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-achemoattractant activity +
                is-achemorepellent activity
                is-aD-alanyl carrier activity
                is-aelectron carrier activity +
                is-ametallochaperone activity +
                is-amolecular function regulator +
                is-amolecular transducer activity +
                is-amorphogen activity
                is-anucleic acid binding transcription factor activity +
                is-anutrient reservoir activity
                is-aprotein tag
                is-astructural molecule activity +
                is-atranscription factor activity, protein binding +
                is-atranslation regulator activity +
                is-atransporter activity +

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