Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0046688 - response to copper ion

Synonyms: response to copper

Definition: 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 a copper ion stimulus.

Parent Classes:
GO:0010038 - response to metal ion,
GO:1990267 - response to transition metal nanoparticle

Child Classes:
GO:0071280 - cellular response to copper ion (2),
GO:1990169 - stress response to copper ion (1)

Term Members:
protein potentially involved in copper homeostasis (cutC),
conserved protein (yobA),
CusR-Pasp DNA binding transcriptional activator,
CusS sensory histidine kinase - phosphorylated,
outer membrane protein involved in copper permeability, stress resistance and biofilm formation (bhsA),
ComR DNA-binding transcriptional repressor,
copper / silver efflux system - periplasmic binding protein and metallochaperone (cusF),
copper / silver efflux system - outer membrane porin (cusC),
copper / silver efflux system - membrane fusion protein (cusB),
copper / silver efflux system - membrane subunit (cusA),
copper binding protein CutA

Unification Links: GO:0046688

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of EcoCyc: Nucleic Acids Research 41:D605-12 2013
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