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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 IBA (PMID:21873635) GO_Central PMID:21873635 NCBI chr24:22,475,407...22,482,666
Ensembl chr24:22,457,631...22,482,661
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G LTF lactotransferrin involved_in IEA Ensembl GO_REF:0000107 NCBI chr20:42,231,994...42,263,202
Ensembl chr20:42,231,994...42,263,202
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  biological_process 13863
    cellular process 13104
      cell aggregation 26
        aggregation of unicellular organisms 2
          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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