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melanization defense response (GO:0035006)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
age-related resistance +  
aggregation involved in sorocarp development +  
antifungal innate immune response +   
biofilm formation +   
cleavage by virus of host mRNA 
complement activation, alternative pathway +   
complement activation, lectin pathway +   
conjugation +  
cytolysis in other organism +   
cytoplasmic pattern recognition receptor signaling pathway in response to virus +   
defense response, incompatible interaction +   
genetic transfer +  
hemolymph coagulation 
induced systemic resistance +   
innate immune response in mucosa  
innate immunity memory response +  
maintenance of stationary phase +  
MAPK cascade involved in innate immune response 
melanin biosynthetic process +   
melanin catabolic process 
melanization defense response +  
The blackening of the wounded area of the cuticle or the surface of invading pathogens, parasites or parasitoids, resulting from a proteolytic cascade leading to the de novo synthesis and deposition of melanin.
metabolism of substance in other organism involved in symbiotic interaction +   
multi-organism biosynthetic process +  
multi-organism carbohydrate metabolic process +   
multi-organism catabolic process +   
multi-organism cell wall macromolecule metabolic process +   
multi-organism membrane organization +   
multi-organism organelle organization 
multi-organism plasmodesmata-mediated intercellular transport 
myxococcal fruiting body development 
natural killer cell mediated immunity +   
negative regulation of innate immune response +   
phenotypic switching in response to host 
plant-type hypersensitive response +  
positive regulation of innate immune response +   
protein modification process in other organism 
proteolysis in other organism 
quorum sensing +   
regulation of innate immune response +   
response to interferon-gamma +   
response to type I interferon +   
response to type III interferon +   
virus induced gene silencing +  
zymogen activation in other organism +  

Exact Synonyms: melanization defence response
Definition Sources: GOC:bf, PMID:12408809

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