|Dataset||GO Biological Process Annotations|
|Category||structural or functional annotations|
|Description||A process in which force is generated within smooth muscle tissue, resulting in a change in muscle geometry. This process occurs in the esophagus. Force generation involves a chemo-mechanical energy conversion step that is carried out by the actin/myosin complex activity, which generates force through ATP hydrolysis. The esophagus is the muscular membranous segment between the pharynx and the stomach in the upper gastrointestinal tract. (Gene Ontology, GO_0014846)|
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2 genes participating in the esophagus smooth muscle contraction biological process from the curated GO Biological Process Annotations dataset.