Term:biofilm formation
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Accession:GO:0042710 term browser browse the term
Definition:A process in which planktonically growing microorganisms grow at a liquid-air interface or on a solid substrate under the flow of a liquid and produce extracellular polymers that facilitate matrix formation, resulting in a change in the organisms' growth rate and gene transcription.
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negative regulation of single-species biofilm formation in or on host organism term browser
Symbol Object Name JBrowse Chr Start Stop Reference
G Bpifa1 BPI fold containing family A, member 1 JBrowse link 3 149,624,867 149,630,610 RGD:1624291
G Ltf lactotransferrin JBrowse link 8 119,290,416 119,313,261 RGD:1624291

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  biological_process 17926
    multi-organism process 2662
      multi-organism cellular process 44
        biofilm formation 2
          biofilm matrix assembly 0
          multi-species biofilm formation + 0
          single-species biofilm formation + 2
          submerged biofilm formation + 0
          surface biofilm formation + 0
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