Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0042330 - taxis

Synonyms: directed movement in response to stimulus

Definition: The directed movement of a motile cell or organism in response to an external stimulus.

Parent Classes:
GO:0040011 - locomotion

Child Classes:
GO:0006935 - chemotaxis (27),
GO:0009453 - energy taxis (1)

Unification Links: GO:0042330

Relationship Links: Wikipedia:RELATED-TO:Taxis

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of EcoCyc: Nucleic Acids Research 41:D605-12 2013
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