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Category:GO:0042710 ! biofilm formation

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DAG for GO:0042710id: GO:0042710

name: biofilm formation
namespace: biological_process
def: "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." [GOC:di, PMID:11932229]
subset: gocheck_do_not_annotate
subset: gocheck_do_not_manually_annotate
subset: goslim_candida
subset: goslim_pir
is_a: GO:0098630 ! aggregation of unicellular organisms

AmiGO <GOterm>GO:0042710</GOterm>
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