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GO term:biosynthetic process
Synonym: anabolism
Synonym: biosynthesis
Synonym: formation
Synonym: synthesis
GO id:GO:0009058
Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of substances; typically the energy-requiring part of metabolism in which simpler substances are transformed into more complex ones.
Number of paths to term: 1

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Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-abiosynthetic process [GO:0009058] (4845 genes, 14079 annotations)
                                is-aarchaeosine-tRNA biosynthetic process
                                is-acellular biosynthetic process +
                                is-acuticle hydrocarbon biosynthetic process
                                is-ahormone biosynthetic process +
                                is-ahydrogen biosynthetic process +
                                is-airon-sulfur cluster assembly +
                                is-amulti-organism biosynthetic process +
                                is-amulticellular organismal biosynthetic process
                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of biosynthetic process +
                                is-aorganic substance biosynthetic process +
                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of biosynthetic process +
                                is-areactive oxygen species biosynthetic process +
                                regulatesregulation of biosynthetic process +
                                is-asingle-organism biosynthetic process +
                                is-atyrocidine biosynthetic process
                                is-awax biosynthetic process
                        is-acatabolic process +
                        is-acellular metabolic process +
                        is-ahormone metabolic process +
                        is-ahydrogen metabolic process +
                        is-amethylation +
                        is-amulti-organism metabolic process +
                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of metabolic process +
                        is-anitrogen compound metabolic process +
                        is-aorganic substance metabolic process +
                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of metabolic process +
                        is-aprimary metabolic process +
                        regulatesregulation of metabolic process +
                        is-asingle-organism metabolic process +
                        is-atyrocidine metabolic process +
                        is-awax metabolic process +


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last database update
12/09/2014
MGI 5.20
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