MetaCyc Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0071474 - cellular hyperosmotic response

Synonyms: cellular HOG response, cellular hypertonic response, cellular response to hypertonicity

Definition: Any process that results in a change in state or activity of a cell (in terms of movement, secretion, enzyme production, gene expression, etc.) as a result of detection of, or exposure to, a hyperosmotic environment, i.e. an environment with a higher concentration of solutes than the organism or cell.

Parent Classes:
GO:0006972 - hyperosmotic response,
GO:0071470 - cellular response to osmotic stress

Term Members:
periplasmic trehalase (treA),
cytoplasmic trehalase (treF),
glycine betaine ABC transporter - periplasmic binding protein (osmF)

Unification Links: GO:0071474

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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