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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 IMP
PMID:21873635 PMID:23499554 NCBI chr20:33,235,996...33,243,306
Ensembl chr20:33,235,995...33,243,311
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G LTF lactotransferrin involved_in IDA (PMID:12037568) UniProt PMID:12037568 NCBI chr 3:46,435,645...46,485,234
Ensembl chr 3:46,435,645...46,485,234
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  biological_process 18537
    cellular process 17456
      cell aggregation 27
        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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