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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 Qualifiers Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Bpifa1 BPI fold containing family A, member 1 involved_in ISS
PMID:23499554 PMID:21873635 GO_REF:0000024 MGI:5484728, RGD:13792537 NCBI chr 3:142,627,810...142,633,553
Ensembl chr 3:142,627,810...142,633,552
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G Bpifa5 BPI fold containing family A, member 5 involved_in IBA PMID:21873635 GO_Central PMID:21873635 RGD:13792537 NCBI chr 3:142,646,103...142,652,884
Ensembl chr 3:142,646,103...142,652,883
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G Ltf lactotransferrin involved_in ISO (PMID:12037568) RGD PMID:12037568 NCBI chr 8:110,999,948...111,022,795
Ensembl chr 8:110,999,948...111,022,795
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  biological_process 19553
    cellular process 18233
      cell aggregation 28
        aggregation of unicellular organisms 3
          biofilm formation 3
            biofilm matrix assembly 0
            multi-species biofilm formation + 0
            single-species biofilm formation + 3
            submerged biofilm formation + 0
            surface biofilm formation + 0
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