detection of stimulus

id: GO:0051606
name: detection of stimulus
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The series of events in which a stimulus is received by a cell or organism and converted into a molecular signal.

Child Functions

GO:0009581detection of external stimulus
GO:0009582detection of abiotic stimulus
GO:0009593detection of chemical stimulus
GO:0009595detection of biotic stimulus
GO:0009726detection of endogenous stimulus
GO:0014863detection of inactivity
GO:0014865detection of activity
GO:0042769DNA damage response, detection of DNA damage
GO:0050906detection of stimulus involved in sensory perception

Parent Functions

GO:0050896response to stimulus