cell communication

id: GO:0007154
name: cell communication
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: Any process that mediates interactions between a cell and its surroundings. Encompasses interactions such as signaling or attachment between one cell and another cell, between a cell and an extracellular matrix, or between a cell and any other aspect of its environment.

Child Functions

GO:0000756response to pheromone involved in conjugation with mutual genetic exchange
GO:0007267cell-cell signaling
GO:0007412axon target recognition
GO:0007543sex determination, somatic-gonadal interaction
GO:0009875pollen-pistil interaction
GO:0010643cell communication by chemical coupling
GO:0010644cell communication by electrical coupling
GO:0021807motogenic signaling initiating cell movement in cerebral cortex
GO:0021837motogenic signaling involved in postnatal olfactory bulb interneuron migration
GO:0021838motogenic signaling involved in interneuron migration from the subpallium to the cortex
GO:0031668cellular response to extracellular stimulus
GO:0035426extracellular matrix-cell signaling
GO:0060883regulation of basal lamina disassembly involved in semicircular canal fusion by cell communication

Parent Functions

GO:0009987cellular process