OBO ID: GO:0099120
Term Name: socially cooperative development Search Ontology:
  • colonial development
  • non-reproductive fruiting body development
  • socially co-operative development
Definition: The process whose specific outcome is the progression of a non-reproductive fruiting body over time, from its formation to the mature structure. A non-reproductive fruiting body is a colonial multicellular structure consisting of co-operating unicellular organisms, some of which are spores. An example of such a process is found in Dictyostelium discoideum and Myxococcus xanthus colonies. 12448714
Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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