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Term:quorum sensing
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Accession:GO:0009372 term browser browse the term
Definition:The cell-cell signaling process in which single-celled organisms carry out coordinated responses by monitoring their own population density, and often also that of other microbes, by producing small, diffusible, signal molecules, detecting the concentration of these molecules, and triggering a signal transduction pathway when a certain threshold is reached. Quorum sensing can occur amongst microbial communities in the environment or within host organisms.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: quorum sensing system
 related_synonym: cell-cell signaling involved in quorum sensing;   detection of cell density by secreted molecule
 alt_id: GO:0010699;   GO:0060247
 xref: Wikipedia:Quorum_sensing



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    cellular process 18319
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        quorum sensing 0
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    response to stimulus 10490
      response to biotic stimulus 1790
        detection of biotic stimulus 37
          detection of cell density 9
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