defense response

id: GO:0006952
name: defense response
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: Reactions, triggered in response to the presence of a foreign body or the occurrence of an injury, which result in restriction of damage to the organism attacked or prevention/recovery from the infection caused by the attack.

Child Functions

GO:0002209behavioral defense response
GO:0002213defense response to insect
GO:0002215defense response to nematode
GO:0002229defense response to oomycetes
GO:0002242defense response to parasitic plant
GO:0002357defense response to tumor cell
GO:0006954inflammatory response
GO:0006968cellular defense response
GO:0042742defense response to bacterium
GO:0042832defense response to protozoan
GO:0044355clearance of foreign intracellular DNA
GO:0045087innate immune response
GO:0050832defense response to fungus
GO:0051607defense response to virus
GO:0051807evasion or tolerance of defense response of other organism involved in symbiotic interaction
GO:0052482defense response by cell wall thickening
GO:0052542defense response by callose deposition

Parent Functions

GO:0006950response to stress