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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 GO_REF:0000024 NCBI chr17:36,754,498...36,761,622
Ensembl chr17:36,754,498...36,761,621
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G LTF lactotransferrin involved_in ISS
GO_REF:0000024 GO_REF:0000107 NCBI chr13:29,413,886...29,445,751
Ensembl chr13:29,413,886...29,445,737
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  biological_process 16579
    cellular process 15862
      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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