actin-mediated cell contraction

id: GO:0070252
name: actin-mediated cell contraction
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The actin filament-based process in which cytoplasmic actin filaments slide past one another resulting in contraction of all or part of the cell body.

Child Functions

GO:0003383apical constriction
GO:0006932substrate-dependent cell migration, cell contraction
GO:0033275actin-myosin filament sliding
GO:0060327cytoplasmic actin-based contraction involved in cell motility

Parent Functions

GO:0030029actin filament-based process