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Gene Ontology Browser
Term Detail
GO term:eating behavior
Synonym: eating behaviour
GO id:GO:0042755
Definition:The specific behavior of an organism relating to the intake of food, any substance (usually solid) that can be metabolized by an organism to give energy and build tissue.
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-abiological_process
                is-abehavior
                        is-afeeding behavior
                                is-aacquisition of nutrients from other organism during symbiotic interaction +
                                is-aadult feeding behavior
                                is-aconditioned taste aversion
                                is-adrinking behavior +
                                is-aeating behavior [GO:0042755] (33 genes, 38 annotations)
                                        is-apharyngeal pumping +
                                        is-areduction of food intake in response to dietary excess
                                is-alarval feeding behavior
                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of feeding behavior +
                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of feeding behavior +
                                regulatesregulation of feeding behavior +
                                is-asalt aversion
                                is-asuckling behavior


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last database update
01/20/2015
MGI 5.21
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