tonic smooth muscle contraction Gene Set

Dataset GO Biological Process Annotations
Category structural or functional annotations
Type biological process
Description A process in which force is generated within tonic smooth muscle tissue, resulting in a change in muscle geometry. 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. In the tonic smooth muscle, the muscle contraction occurs without an ordered sarcomeric structure. Tonic smooth muscle contraction occurs as a sustained continuous contraction. (Gene Ontology, GO_0014820)
External Link http://amigo.geneontology.org/amigo/term/GO:0014820
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9 genes participating in the tonic smooth muscle contraction biological process from the curated GO Biological Process Annotations dataset.

Symbol Name
AGT angiotensinogen (serpin peptidase inhibitor, clade A, member 8)
BBS2 Bardet-Biedl syndrome 2
EDN1 endothelin 1
EDN2 endothelin 2
EDN3 endothelin 3
EDNRA endothelin receptor type A
HTR2A 5-hydroxytryptamine (serotonin) receptor 2A, G protein-coupled
MKKS McKusick-Kaufman syndrome
MYLK myosin light chain kinase