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GO term:biological_process
Synonym: biological process
Synonym: physiological process
GO id:GO:0008150
Definition:Any process specifically pertinent to the functioning of integrated living units: cells, tissues, organs, and organisms. A process is a collection of molecular events with a defined beginning and end.
CommentsNote that, in addition to forming the root of the biological process ontology, this term is recommended for use for the annotation of gene products whose biological process is unknown. Note that when this term is used for annotation, it indicates that no information was available about the biological process of the gene product annotated as of the date the annotation was made; the evidence code ND, no data, is used to indicate this.
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is-adenotes an 'is-a' relationship
part-ofdenotes a 'part-of' relationship
regulatesdenotes a 'regulates' relationship
positively-regulatesdenotes a 'positively-regulates' relationship
negatively-regulatesdenotes a 'negatively-regulates' relationship


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process [GO:0008150] (23875 genes, 128786 annotations)
                is-abiological adhesion +
                is-abiological phase +
                is-abiological regulation +
                is-acell aggregation +
                is-acell killing +
                is-acellular component organization or biogenesis +
                is-acellular process +
                is-adevelopmental process +
                is-agrowth +
                is-ahormone secretion +
                is-aimmune system process +
                is-alocalization +
                is-alocomotion +
                is-ametabolic process +
                is-amulti-organism process +
                is-amulticellular organismal process +
                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of biological process +
                positively-regulatespositive regulation of biological process +
                regulatesregulation of biological process +
                is-areproduction +
                is-areproductive process +
                is-aresponse to stimulus +
                is-arhythmic process +
                is-asignaling +
                is-asingle-organism process +


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last database update
11/18/2014
MGI 5.20
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