response to salt stress

id: GO:0009651
name: response to salt stress
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: Any process that results in a change in state or activity of a cell or an organism (in terms of movement, secretion, enzyme production, gene expression, etc.) as a result of a stimulus indicating an increase or decrease in the concentration of salt (particularly but not exclusively sodium and chloride ions) in the environment.

Child Functions

GO:0042538hyperosmotic salinity response
GO:0042539hypotonic salinity response
GO:0043157response to cation stress
GO:0071472cellular response to salt stress
GO:0072342response to anion stress

Parent Functions

GO:0006970response to osmotic stress