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Biological process

Biological process

A biological process is a process of a living organism (either plant or animal). Biological processes are made up of any number of chemical reactions or other events that results in a transformation.

Regulation of biological processes occurs where any process is modulated in its frequency, rate or extent. Biological processes are regulated by many means; examples include the control of gene expression, protein modification or interaction with a protein or substrate molecule.

Biological processes are often regulated by genetics. In some cases, Mutation may lead to interruptions to a biological process. Viruses have a set of biological processes by which they reproduce.

Biological processes include:

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