OBO ID: GO:0000077
Term Name: DNA damage checkpoint Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • DNA damage response, signal transduction resulting in cell cycle arrest
Definition: A cell cycle checkpoint that regulates progression through the cell cycle in response to DNA damage. A DNA damage checkpoint may blocks cell cycle progression (in G1, G2 or metaphase) or slow the rate at which S phase proceeds.
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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