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GO term:positive chemotaxis
Synonym: chemoattraction
GO id:GO:0050918
Definition:The directed movement of a motile cell or organism towards a higher concentration of a chemical.
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-alocomotion
                        is-ataxis
                                is-achemotaxis
                                        is-aaerotaxis +
                                        is-acell chemotaxis +
                                        is-achemotaxis in environment of other organism involved in symbiotic interaction +
                                        is-achemotaxis to arachidonic acid
                                        is-achemotaxis to cAMP +
                                        is-achemotaxis to folate
                                        is-achemotaxis to oxidizable substrate
                                        is-anegative chemotaxis +
                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of chemotaxis +
                                        part-ofneuron projection guidance +
                                        is-apositive chemotaxis [GO:0050918] (49 genes, 62 annotations)
                                                is-achemoattraction involved in embryonic olfactory bulb interneuron precursor migration
                                                is-achemoattraction involved in interneuron migration from the subpallium to the cortex
                                                is-achemoattraction involved in precerebellar neuron migration
                                                is-achemoattraction of axon +
                                                is-agerm cell attraction
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of positive chemotaxis +
                                                is-apollen tube guidance
                                                is-apositive aerotaxis +
                                                is-apositive chemotaxis in environment of other organism involved in symbiotic interaction +
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of positive chemotaxis +
                                                regulatesregulation of positive chemotaxis +
                                                is-asynaptic target attraction
                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of chemotaxis +
                                        is-aredox taxis
                                        regulatesregulation of chemotaxis +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-aresponse to stimulus
                        is-aresponse to chemical
                                is-achemotaxis
                                        is-aaerotaxis +
                                        is-acell chemotaxis +
                                        is-achemotaxis in environment of other organism involved in symbiotic interaction +
                                        is-achemotaxis to arachidonic acid
                                        is-achemotaxis to cAMP +
                                        is-achemotaxis to folate
                                        is-achemotaxis to oxidizable substrate
                                        is-anegative chemotaxis +
                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of chemotaxis +
                                        part-ofneuron projection guidance +
                                        is-apositive chemotaxis [GO:0050918] (49 genes, 62 annotations)
                                                is-achemoattraction involved in embryonic olfactory bulb interneuron precursor migration
                                                is-achemoattraction involved in interneuron migration from the subpallium to the cortex
                                                is-achemoattraction involved in precerebellar neuron migration
                                                is-achemoattraction of axon +
                                                is-agerm cell attraction
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of positive chemotaxis +
                                                is-apollen tube guidance
                                                is-apositive aerotaxis +
                                                is-apositive chemotaxis in environment of other organism involved in symbiotic interaction +
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of positive chemotaxis +
                                                regulatesregulation of positive chemotaxis +
                                                is-asynaptic target attraction
                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of chemotaxis +
                                        is-aredox taxis
                                        regulatesregulation of chemotaxis +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-aresponse to stimulus
                        is-aresponse to external stimulus
                                is-ataxis
                                        is-achemotaxis
                                                is-aaerotaxis +
                                                is-acell chemotaxis +
                                                is-achemotaxis in environment of other organism involved in symbiotic interaction +
                                                is-achemotaxis to arachidonic acid
                                                is-achemotaxis to cAMP +
                                                is-achemotaxis to folate
                                                is-achemotaxis to oxidizable substrate
                                                is-anegative chemotaxis +
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of chemotaxis +
                                                part-ofneuron projection guidance +
                                                is-apositive chemotaxis [GO:0050918] (49 genes, 62 annotations)
                                                        is-achemoattraction involved in embryonic olfactory bulb interneuron precursor migration
                                                        is-achemoattraction involved in interneuron migration from the subpallium to the cortex
                                                        is-achemoattraction involved in precerebellar neuron migration
                                                        is-achemoattraction of axon +
                                                        is-agerm cell attraction
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of positive chemotaxis +
                                                        is-apollen tube guidance
                                                        is-apositive aerotaxis +
                                                        is-apositive chemotaxis in environment of other organism involved in symbiotic interaction +
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of positive chemotaxis +
                                                        regulatesregulation of positive chemotaxis +
                                                        is-asynaptic target attraction
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of chemotaxis +
                                                is-aredox taxis
                                                regulatesregulation of chemotaxis +


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