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 any number of chemical reactions or other events that result in transformations. Metabolism and homeostasis are examples.

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.

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