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Keyword - Herbicide resistance (KW-0359)

Definition

Protein that confers, on plants, bacteria or other microorganisms, the ability to withstand herbicide action. Herbicides are chemicals that selectively kill plants. Herbicide resistance occurs usually as a result of mutation or amplification of a gene, e.g. 3-phosphoshikimate 1-carboxyvinyltransferase.

Synonyms

  • Resistance to herbicide

Category

Biological process

Gene Ontology

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GOi

response to herbicide [ GO:0009635 ]

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Herbicide resistanceBiological process
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