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response to gamma radiation (GO:0010332)
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cellular response to ionizing radiation +   
response to gamma radiation +   
Any process that results in a change in state or activity of a cell or an organism (in terms of movement, secretion, enzyme production, gene expression, etc.) as a result of a gamma radiation stimulus. Gamma radiation is a form of electromagnetic radiation (EMR) or light emission of a specific frequency produced from sub-atomic particle interaction, such as electron-positron annihilation and radioactive decay. Gamma rays are generally characterized as EMR having the highest frequency and energy, and also the shortest wavelength, within the electromagnetic radiation spectrum.
response to X-ray +   

Related Synonyms: response to gamma ray ;   response to gamma-ray photon
Definition Sources: GOC:tair_curators

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