OBO ID: GO:0005186
Term Name: pheromone activity Search Ontology:
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Definition: The activity of binding to and activating specific cell surface receptors, thereby inducing behavioral, developmental, or physiological response(s) from a responding organism or cell. The substance may be released or retained on the cell surface. Pheromones may serve as a specific attractant, social communicator, or sexual stimulant. 0198506732
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Ontology: GO: Molecular Function   QuickGO   AmiGO
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