response to oxidative stress

id: GO:0006979
name: response to oxidative 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 oxidative stress, a state often resulting from exposure to high levels of reactive oxygen species, e.g. superoxide anions, hydrogen peroxide (H2O2), and hydroxyl radicals.

Child Functions

GO:0000302response to reactive oxygen species
GO:0001306age-dependent response to oxidative stress
GO:0033194response to hydroperoxide
GO:0034599cellular response to oxidative stress
GO:0070994detection of oxidative stress
GO:0080183response to photooxidative stress

Parent Functions

GO:0006950response to stress
GO:0042221response to chemical stimulus