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OBO ID: GO:0035006
Term Name: melanization defense response Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • melanization defence response
Definition: The blackening of the wounded area of the cuticle or the surface of invading pathogens, parasites or parasitoids, resulting from a proteolytic cascade leading to the de novo synthesis and deposition of melanin.12408809
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
PHENOTYPE No data available