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Term Information

Accession
GO:0110148
Name
biomineralization
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
biomineralisation, mineralisation, mineralization, biomineral formation
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The process where mineral crystals are formed and deposited in an organized fashion in a matrix (either cellular or extracellular) by living organisms. This gives rise to inorganic compound-based structures such as skeleton, teeth, ivory, shells, cuticle, and corals as well as bacterial biomineralization products. Source: GOC:aa, PMID:28229486, PMID:24395694
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0110148 at QuickGO
Subset
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Parents of biomineralization (GO:0110148)
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biomineralization [is_a relation] is_a  biological_process (GO:0008150)
Children of biomineralization (GO:0110148)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
biomineral tissue development (GO:0031214) [is_a relation] is_a  biomineralization
positive regulation of biomineralization (GO:0110151) [RO:0002213 relation] RO:0002213  biomineralization
regulation of biomineralization (GO:0110149) [RO:0002211 relation] RO:0002211  biomineralization
negative regulation of biomineralization (GO:0110150) [RO:0002212 relation] RO:0002212  biomineralization
Wikipedia
Biomineralization