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Term:
chitin-based cuticle sclerotization by biomineralization (GO:0036340)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
adult chitin-containing cuticle pigmentation +  
bone mineralization +   
chitin-based cuticle sclerotization by biomineralization 
The process of hardening a chitin-based cuticle by mineral incorporation. For example, the cuticle of crustaceans is hardened by the incorporation of calcium carbonate.
chitin-based cuticle sclerotization by protein cross-linking 
negative regulation of biomineral tissue development +   
negative regulation of chitin-based cuticle tanning +  
otolith mineralization +   
positive regulation of biomineral tissue development +   
positive regulation of chitin-based cuticle tanning +  
regulation of biomineral tissue development +   
regulation of chitin-based cuticle tanning +  
shell calcification +  
tooth mineralization +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: chitin-based cuticle hardening by biomineralisation
Definition Sources: GOC:sart

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