superoxide anion generation

id: GO:0042554
name: superoxide anion generation
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The enzymatic generation of superoxide, the superoxide anion O2- (superoxide free radical), or any compound containing this species, by a cell in response to environmental stress, thereby mediating the activation of various stress-inducible signaling pathways.

Parent Functions

GO:0006801superoxide metabolic process