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GO Term biological_process

Name biological_process
Exact Synonyms biological process | physiological process
Related Synonyms single organism process | single-organism process
Definition A biological process represents a specific objective that the organism is genetically programmed to achieve. Biological processes are often described by their outcome or ending state, e.g., the biological process of cell division results in the creation of two daughter cells (a divided cell) from a single parent cell. A biological process is accomplished by a particular set of molecular functions carried out by specific gene products (or macromolecular complexes), often in a highly regulated manner and in a particular temporal sequence.
Comment Note 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. 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 'no data' (ND), is used to indicate this.
Ontology Biological Process
GO IDs GO:0008150 | GO:0000004 | GO:0007582 | GO:0044699
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ALL is a biological_process Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references Has associated exposure references

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biological_process Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references Has associated exposure references
View nodeis a behavior Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references Has associated exposure references
View nodeis a biological adhesion Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references
View nodeis a biological phase Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references Has associated exposure references
View nodeis a biological regulation Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references Has associated exposure references
View nodeis a carbohydrate utilization Has associated genes Has associated diseases
View nodeis a carbon utilization
View nodeis a cell aggregation Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references
View nodeis a cell killing Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references
View nodeis a cell proliferation Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references Has associated exposure references
View nodeis a cellular component organization or biogenesis Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references Has associated exposure references
View nodeis a cellular process Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references Has associated exposure references
View nodeis a detoxification Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references Has associated exposure references
View nodeis a developmental process Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references Has associated exposure references
View nodeis a growth Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references Has associated exposure references
View nodeis a immune system process Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references Has associated exposure references
View nodeis a localization Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references Has associated exposure references
View nodeis a locomotion Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references Has associated exposure references
View nodeis a metabolic process Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references Has associated exposure references
View nodeis a multicellular organismal process Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references Has associated exposure references
View nodeis a multi-organism process Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references Has associated exposure references
View nodenegatively regulates negative regulation of biological process Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references Has associated exposure references
View nodeis a nitrogen utilization Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references
View nodeis a obsolete biological process
View nodeis a phosphorus utilization
View nodeis a pigmentation Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references
View nodepositively regulates positive regulation of biological process Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references Has associated exposure references
View noderegulates regulation of biological process Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references Has associated exposure references
View nodeis a reproduction Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references Has associated exposure references
View nodeis a reproductive process Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references Has associated exposure references
View nodeis a response to stimulus Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references Has associated exposure references
View nodeis a rhythmic process Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references Has associated exposure references
View nodeis a signaling Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references Has associated exposure references
View nodeis a sulfur utilization