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Term:
single-species biofilm formation on inanimate substrate (GO:0044011)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
cell adhesion involved in single-species biofilm formation +  
single-species biofilm formation on inanimate substrate +  
A process in which microorganisms of the same species attach to and grow on an inanimate surface such as a rock or pipe, and produce extracellular polymers that facilitate attachment and matrix formation, resulting in an alteration in the phenotype of the organisms with respect to growth rate and gene transcription.

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Definition Sources: GOC:cc

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