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Term:
biofilm formation (GO:0042710)
Annotations: Rat: (2) Mouse: (2) Human: (2) Chinchilla: (2) Bonobo: (2) Dog: (2) Squirrel: (1)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
aggregation involved in sorocarp development +  
biofilm formation +   
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.
conjugation +  
cytolysis in other organism +   
cytoplasmic pattern recognition receptor signaling pathway in response to virus +   
genetic transfer +  
maintenance of stationary phase +  
melanization defense response +  
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 
phenotypic switching in response to host 
plant-type hypersensitive response +  
quorum sensing +   

Synonyms
Xrefs: MIPS_funcat:43.01.02.13
Definition Sources: GOC:di, PMID:11932229

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