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GO term:thermoception
Synonym: thermoreception
GO id:GO:0050955
Definition:The series of events required for an organism to receive a temperature stimulus, convert it to a molecular signal, and recognize and characterize the signal. Thermoception in larger animals is mainly done in the skin; mammals have at least two types of sensor, for detecting heat (temperatures above body temperature) and cold (temperatures below body temperature).
Number of paths to term: 2

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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-amulticellular organismal process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-asystem process
                                        is-aneurological system process
                                                is-asensory perception
                                                        is-asensory perception of temperature stimulus
                                                                part-ofdetection of temperature stimulus involved in sensory perception +
                                                                is-athermoception [GO:0050955] (4 genes, 5 annotations)
                                                                        part-ofdetection of temperature stimulus involved in thermoception


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-asystem process
                                        is-aneurological system process
                                                is-asensory perception
                                                        is-asensory perception of temperature stimulus
                                                                part-ofdetection of temperature stimulus involved in sensory perception +
                                                                is-athermoception [GO:0050955] (4 genes, 5 annotations)
                                                                        part-ofdetection of temperature stimulus involved in thermoception


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11/18/2014
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