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Term:
superoxide anion generation (GO:0042554)
Annotations: Rat: (42) Mouse: (42) Human: (44) Chinchilla: (34) Bonobo: (41) Dog: (44) Squirrel: (37) Pig: (43)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
regulation of superoxide metabolic process +   
removal of superoxide radicals +   
superoxide anion generation +   
The enzymatic generation of superoxide, the superoxide anion O2- (superoxide free radical), or any compound containing this species, by a cell in response to environmental stress, thereby mediating the activation of various stress-inducible signaling pathways.

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: superoxide release
Definition Sources: GOC:jl, PMID:12359750

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