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single-species biofilm formation (GO:0044010)
Annotations: Rat: (3) Mouse: (3) Human: (2) Chinchilla: (2) Bonobo: (2) Dog: (2) Squirrel: (1) Pig: (2)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
agglutination involved in conjugation +  
biofilm matrix assembly 
flocculation +  
multi-species biofilm formation +  
olfactory sociosexual communication 
pollen tube adhesion 
pollen tube reception 
single-species biofilm formation +   
A process in which planktonically growing microorganisms of the same species 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.
social behavior +   
socially cooperative development +  
submerged biofilm formation +  
surface biofilm formation +  

Narrow Synonyms: bfp-dependent aggregation ;   bundle-forming fimbriae-dependent aggregation ;   bundle-forming pili-dependent aggregation ;   tfp-dependent aggregation ;   type IV pili-dependent aggregation
Broad Synonyms: auto-aggregation
Alternate IDs: GO:0052000
Definition Sources: GOC:cc, GOC:di, GOC:tb

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