Term Information

Accession
GO:0042330
Name
taxis
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
directed movement in response to stimulus
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The directed movement of a motile cell or organism in response to an external stimulus. Source: GOC:jl, ISBN:0192801023
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0042330 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of taxis (GO:0042330)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
taxis [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  response to external stimulus (GO:0009605)
taxis [is_a relation] is_a  locomotion (GO:0040011)
Children of taxis (GO:0042330)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
thigmotaxis (GO:0001966) [is_a relation] is_a  taxis
interneuron sorting involved in substrate-independent cerebral cortex tangential migration (GO:0021844) [is_a relation] is_a  taxis
thermotaxis (GO:0043052) [is_a relation] is_a  taxis
gravitaxis (GO:0042332) [is_a relation] is_a  taxis
energy taxis (GO:0009453) [is_a relation] is_a  taxis
chemotaxis (GO:0006935) [is_a relation] is_a  taxis
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