Biological process

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For the alternate meaning, "an outgrowth of tissue", see process (anatomy).
For other uses, see Process (disambiguation).

Biological processes are the processes vital for a living organism to live. Biological processes are made up of many chemical reactions or other events that result in chemical transformation. Metabolism and homeostasis are examples.

Regulation of biological processes occurs when 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.

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