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GO term:demethylation
GO id:GO:0070988
Definition:The process of removing one or more methyl groups from a molecule.
Number of paths to term: 2

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-ametabolic process
                        is-asingle-organism metabolic process
                                is-aacetate ester metabolic process +
                                is-aactin modification +
                                is-aalkanesulfonate metabolic process +
                                is-aamyloid fibril formation
                                is-aaustinol metabolic process +
                                is-acarbon fixation +
                                is-acellular aldehyde metabolic process +
                                is-acellular alkane metabolic process +
                                is-acellular alkyne metabolic process +
                                is-acoenzyme M metabolic process +
                                is-acyanide metabolic process +
                                is-ademethylation [GO:0070988] (46 genes, 92 annotations)
                                        is-aDNA demethylation +
                                        is-aoxidative demethylation +
                                        is-aprotein demethylation +
                                is-adimethyl sulfoxide metabolic process
                                is-aDNA protection
                                is-aepidermal growth factor receptor ligand maturation +
                                is-afatty acid derivative metabolic process +
                                is-aglutathione derivative metabolic process +
                                is-aglycosyl compound metabolic process +
                                is-ahalogenated hydrocarbon metabolic process +
                                is-aisotype switching +
                                is-alipid metabolic process +
                                is-amethylation-dependent chromatin silencing +
                                is-amulticellular organism metabolic process +
                                is-aoxidation-reduction process +
                                is-apatched ligand maturation
                                is-apigment metabolic process +
                                is-areceptor internalization +
                                is-aregulation of translational initiation by eIF2 alpha dephosphorylation +
                                is-arespiratory burst +
                                is-aRNA-directed DNA methylation
                                is-asecondary metabolic process +
                                is-asignal transduction by protein phosphorylation +
                                is-asingle-organism biosynthetic process +
                                is-asingle-organism carbohydrate metabolic process +
                                is-asingle-organism catabolic process +
                                is-asmall molecule metabolic process +
                                is-atartrate metabolic process +
                                is-atelomere maintenance via semi-conservative replication +
                                is-atransposition, DNA-mediated +
                                is-atransposon integration +
                                is-atRNA methylation in response to nitrogen starvation +


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism metabolic process
                                is-aacetate ester metabolic process +
                                is-aactin modification +
                                is-aalkanesulfonate metabolic process +
                                is-aamyloid fibril formation
                                is-aaustinol metabolic process +
                                is-acarbon fixation +
                                is-acellular aldehyde metabolic process +
                                is-acellular alkane metabolic process +
                                is-acellular alkyne metabolic process +
                                is-acoenzyme M metabolic process +
                                is-acyanide metabolic process +
                                is-ademethylation [GO:0070988] (46 genes, 92 annotations)
                                        is-aDNA demethylation +
                                        is-aoxidative demethylation +
                                        is-aprotein demethylation +
                                is-adimethyl sulfoxide metabolic process
                                is-aDNA protection
                                is-aepidermal growth factor receptor ligand maturation +
                                is-afatty acid derivative metabolic process +
                                is-aglutathione derivative metabolic process +
                                is-aglycosyl compound metabolic process +
                                is-ahalogenated hydrocarbon metabolic process +
                                is-aisotype switching +
                                is-alipid metabolic process +
                                is-amethylation-dependent chromatin silencing +
                                is-amulticellular organism metabolic process +
                                is-aoxidation-reduction process +
                                is-apatched ligand maturation
                                is-apigment metabolic process +
                                is-areceptor internalization +
                                is-aregulation of translational initiation by eIF2 alpha dephosphorylation +
                                is-arespiratory burst +
                                is-aRNA-directed DNA methylation
                                is-asecondary metabolic process +
                                is-asignal transduction by protein phosphorylation +
                                is-asingle-organism biosynthetic process +
                                is-asingle-organism carbohydrate metabolic process +
                                is-asingle-organism catabolic process +
                                is-asmall molecule metabolic process +
                                is-atartrate metabolic process +
                                is-atelomere maintenance via semi-conservative replication +
                                is-atransposition, DNA-mediated +
                                is-atransposon integration +
                                is-atRNA methylation in response to nitrogen starvation +


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