decreases [-|] v.2.1.0 (current)

Long form: decreases Short form: -|

For terms A and B, A decreases B or A -| B indicate that increases in A have been observed to cause decreases in B.

A decreases B also represents cases where decreases in A have been observed to cause increases in B, for example, in recording the results of gene deletion or other inhibition experiments.

A is a BEL Term and B is either a BEL Term or a BEL Statement.

The decreases relationship does not indicate that the changes in A are either necessary for changes in B, nor does it indicate that changes in A are sufficient to cause changes in B.

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