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Keyword - Biomineralization (KW-0091)


Protein involved in the process by which mineral crystals are deposited in an organized fashion in the matrix (either cellular or extracellular) of living organisms. Such process give rise to inorganic-based structures such as bone, tooth, ivory, shells, cuticles, corals or bacterial magnetosomes.


Biological process

Gene Ontology


biomineral tissue development [ GO:0031214 ]


BiomineralizationBiological process
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