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GO term:excitatory postsynaptic potential
Synonym: regulation of EPSP
Synonym: regulation of excitatory post-synaptic membrane potential
GO id:GO:0060079
Definition:A process that leads to a temporary increase in postsynaptic potential due to the flow of positively charged ions into the postsynaptic cell. The flow of ions that causes an EPSP is an excitatory postsynaptic current (EPSC) and makes it easier for the neuron to fire an action potential.
Number of paths to term: 18

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


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-abiological regulation
                        is-aregulation of biological quality
                                is-aregulation of membrane potential
                                        is-aregulation of postsynaptic membrane potential
                                                is-adepolarization of postsynaptic membrane
                                                is-aexcitatory postsynaptic potential [GO:0060079] (66 genes, 85 annotations)
                                                        is-aevoked excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                        is-amini excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                        regulatesmodulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential +
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                is-ahyperpolarization of postsynaptic membrane
                                                is-ainhibitory postsynaptic potential +


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-abiological regulation
                        is-aregulation of cellular process
                                is-asignal transduction
                                        is-acell surface receptor signaling pathway
                                                is-acell surface receptor signaling pathway involved in cell-cell signaling
                                                        is-achemical synaptic transmission, postsynaptic
                                                                part-ofexcitatory postsynaptic potential [GO:0060079] (66 genes, 85 annotations)
                                                                        is-aevoked excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                        is-amini excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                        regulatesmodulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential +
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                part-ofinhibitory postsynaptic potential +


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-acellular process
                        is-acellular response to stimulus
                                part-ofsignal transduction
                                        is-acell surface receptor signaling pathway
                                                is-acell surface receptor signaling pathway involved in cell-cell signaling
                                                        is-achemical synaptic transmission, postsynaptic
                                                                part-ofexcitatory postsynaptic potential [GO:0060079] (66 genes, 85 annotations)
                                                                        is-aevoked excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                        is-amini excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                        regulatesmodulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential +
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                part-ofinhibitory postsynaptic potential +


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-acellular process
                        regulatesregulation of cellular process
                                is-asignal transduction
                                        is-acell surface receptor signaling pathway
                                                is-acell surface receptor signaling pathway involved in cell-cell signaling
                                                        is-achemical synaptic transmission, postsynaptic
                                                                part-ofexcitatory postsynaptic potential [GO:0060079] (66 genes, 85 annotations)
                                                                        is-aevoked excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                        is-amini excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                        regulatesmodulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential +
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                part-ofinhibitory postsynaptic potential +


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-acellular process
                        is-asingle-organism cellular process
                                is-acell communication
                                        is-acell-cell signaling
                                                part-ofcell surface receptor signaling pathway involved in cell-cell signaling
                                                        is-achemical synaptic transmission, postsynaptic
                                                                part-ofexcitatory postsynaptic potential [GO:0060079] (66 genes, 85 annotations)
                                                                        is-aevoked excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                        is-amini excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                        regulatesmodulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential +
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                part-ofinhibitory postsynaptic potential +


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-acellular process
                        is-asingle-organism cellular process
                                is-acell communication
                                        is-acell-cell signaling
                                                is-asynaptic signaling
                                                        is-atrans-synaptic signaling
                                                                is-aanterograde trans-synaptic signaling
                                                                        is-achemical synaptic transmission
                                                                                part-ofchemical synaptic transmission, postsynaptic
                                                                                        part-ofexcitatory postsynaptic potential [GO:0060079] (66 genes, 85 annotations)
                                                                                                is-aevoked excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                                                is-amini excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                                                regulatesmodulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential +
                                                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                                        part-ofinhibitory postsynaptic potential +


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-acellular process
                        is-asingle-organism cellular process
                                is-acell communication
                                        part-ofsignal transduction
                                                is-acell surface receptor signaling pathway
                                                        is-acell surface receptor signaling pathway involved in cell-cell signaling
                                                                is-achemical synaptic transmission, postsynaptic
                                                                        part-ofexcitatory postsynaptic potential [GO:0060079] (66 genes, 85 annotations)
                                                                                is-aevoked excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                                is-amini excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                                regulatesmodulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential +
                                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                        part-ofinhibitory postsynaptic potential +


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-aregulation of biological process
                        is-aregulation of cellular process
                                is-asignal transduction
                                        is-acell surface receptor signaling pathway
                                                is-acell surface receptor signaling pathway involved in cell-cell signaling
                                                        is-achemical synaptic transmission, postsynaptic
                                                                part-ofexcitatory postsynaptic potential [GO:0060079] (66 genes, 85 annotations)
                                                                        is-aevoked excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                        is-amini excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                        regulatesmodulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential +
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                part-ofinhibitory postsynaptic potential +


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-aresponse to stimulus
                        is-acellular response to stimulus
                                part-ofsignal transduction
                                        is-acell surface receptor signaling pathway
                                                is-acell surface receptor signaling pathway involved in cell-cell signaling
                                                        is-achemical synaptic transmission, postsynaptic
                                                                part-ofexcitatory postsynaptic potential [GO:0060079] (66 genes, 85 annotations)
                                                                        is-aevoked excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                        is-amini excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                        regulatesmodulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential +
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                part-ofinhibitory postsynaptic potential +


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asignaling
                        is-asingle organism signaling
                                is-acell-cell signaling
                                        part-ofcell surface receptor signaling pathway involved in cell-cell signaling
                                                is-achemical synaptic transmission, postsynaptic
                                                        part-ofexcitatory postsynaptic potential [GO:0060079] (66 genes, 85 annotations)
                                                                is-aevoked excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                is-amini excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                regulatesmodulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential +
                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                        part-ofinhibitory postsynaptic potential +


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asignaling
                        is-asingle organism signaling
                                is-acell-cell signaling
                                        is-asynaptic signaling
                                                is-atrans-synaptic signaling
                                                        is-aanterograde trans-synaptic signaling
                                                                is-achemical synaptic transmission
                                                                        part-ofchemical synaptic transmission, postsynaptic
                                                                                part-ofexcitatory postsynaptic potential [GO:0060079] (66 genes, 85 annotations)
                                                                                        is-aevoked excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                                        is-amini excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                                        regulatesmodulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential +
                                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                                part-ofinhibitory postsynaptic potential +


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asignaling
                        is-asingle organism signaling
                                part-ofsignal transduction
                                        is-acell surface receptor signaling pathway
                                                is-acell surface receptor signaling pathway involved in cell-cell signaling
                                                        is-achemical synaptic transmission, postsynaptic
                                                                part-ofexcitatory postsynaptic potential [GO:0060079] (66 genes, 85 annotations)
                                                                        is-aevoked excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                        is-amini excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                        regulatesmodulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential +
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                part-ofinhibitory postsynaptic potential +


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle organism signaling
                                is-acell-cell signaling
                                        part-ofcell surface receptor signaling pathway involved in cell-cell signaling
                                                is-achemical synaptic transmission, postsynaptic
                                                        part-ofexcitatory postsynaptic potential [GO:0060079] (66 genes, 85 annotations)
                                                                is-aevoked excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                is-amini excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                regulatesmodulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential +
                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                        part-ofinhibitory postsynaptic potential +


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle organism signaling
                                is-acell-cell signaling
                                        is-asynaptic signaling
                                                is-atrans-synaptic signaling
                                                        is-aanterograde trans-synaptic signaling
                                                                is-achemical synaptic transmission
                                                                        part-ofchemical synaptic transmission, postsynaptic
                                                                                part-ofexcitatory postsynaptic potential [GO:0060079] (66 genes, 85 annotations)
                                                                                        is-aevoked excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                                        is-amini excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                                        regulatesmodulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential +
                                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                                part-ofinhibitory postsynaptic potential +


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle organism signaling
                                part-ofsignal transduction
                                        is-acell surface receptor signaling pathway
                                                is-acell surface receptor signaling pathway involved in cell-cell signaling
                                                        is-achemical synaptic transmission, postsynaptic
                                                                part-ofexcitatory postsynaptic potential [GO:0060079] (66 genes, 85 annotations)
                                                                        is-aevoked excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                        is-amini excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                        regulatesmodulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential +
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                part-ofinhibitory postsynaptic potential +


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism cellular process
                                is-acell communication
                                        is-acell-cell signaling
                                                part-ofcell surface receptor signaling pathway involved in cell-cell signaling
                                                        is-achemical synaptic transmission, postsynaptic
                                                                part-ofexcitatory postsynaptic potential [GO:0060079] (66 genes, 85 annotations)
                                                                        is-aevoked excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                        is-amini excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                        regulatesmodulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential +
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                part-ofinhibitory postsynaptic potential +


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism cellular process
                                is-acell communication
                                        is-acell-cell signaling
                                                is-asynaptic signaling
                                                        is-atrans-synaptic signaling
                                                                is-aanterograde trans-synaptic signaling
                                                                        is-achemical synaptic transmission
                                                                                part-ofchemical synaptic transmission, postsynaptic
                                                                                        part-ofexcitatory postsynaptic potential [GO:0060079] (66 genes, 85 annotations)
                                                                                                is-aevoked excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                                                is-amini excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                                                regulatesmodulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential +
                                                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                                        part-ofinhibitory postsynaptic potential +


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism cellular process
                                is-acell communication
                                        part-ofsignal transduction
                                                is-acell surface receptor signaling pathway
                                                        is-acell surface receptor signaling pathway involved in cell-cell signaling
                                                                is-achemical synaptic transmission, postsynaptic
                                                                        part-ofexcitatory postsynaptic potential [GO:0060079] (66 genes, 85 annotations)
                                                                                is-aevoked excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                                is-amini excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                                regulatesmodulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential +
                                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential
                                                                        part-ofinhibitory postsynaptic potential +


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