biological process

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biological process

A sequence of biological tasks accomplished via one or more ordered assemblies of molecular functions, which generally involve transformation—i.e., A and B enter and C and D come out.

Examples
Cell growth and maintenance, signal transduction, pyrimidine metabolism, cAMP biosynthesis.
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In the GeneOntology (GO) database (GO 2005), genes associated with, but not necessarily quantitative for, inflammation are identified in biological processes as "inflammatory response.
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