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GO term:social behavior
Synonym: cooperative behavior
Synonym: social behaviour
GO id:GO:0035176
Definition:Behavior directed towards society, or taking place between members of the same species. Occurs predominantly, or only, in individuals that are part of a group.
CommentsBehavior such as predation which involves members of different species is not social. Communication between members of different species is also not social behavior.
Number of paths to term: 3

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-amulti-organism process
                        is-aintraspecies interaction between organisms
                                is-aintraspecies quorum sensing
                                is-apollen tube reception
                                is-asingle-species biofilm formation on inanimate substrate +
                                is-asocial behavior [GO:0035176] (34 genes, 38 annotations)


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-amulti-organism process
                        is-amulti-organism behavior
                                is-aacquisition of nutrients from host +
                                is-aacquisition of nutrients from symbiont +
                                is-aaggressive behavior +
                                is-abehavioral defense response to insect
                                is-abehavioral defense response to nematode
                                is-achemotaxis in host environment +
                                is-afeeding on or from other organism +
                                is-ainjection of substance in to other organism +
                                is-amulti-organism reproductive behavior +
                                is-asocial behavior [GO:0035176] (34 genes, 38 annotations)
                                is-asuckling behavior


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-aresponse to stimulus
                        is-abehavior
                                is-amulti-organism behavior
                                        is-aacquisition of nutrients from host +
                                        is-aacquisition of nutrients from symbiont +
                                        is-aaggressive behavior +
                                        is-abehavioral defense response to insect
                                        is-abehavioral defense response to nematode
                                        is-achemotaxis in host environment +
                                        is-afeeding on or from other organism +
                                        is-ainjection of substance in to other organism +
                                        is-amulti-organism reproductive behavior +
                                        is-asocial behavior [GO:0035176] (34 genes, 38 annotations)
                                        is-asuckling behavior


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last database update
09/23/2014
MGI 5.19
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