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GO term:carnitine biosynthetic process
Synonym: carnitine anabolism
Synonym: carnitine biosynthesis
Synonym: carnitine formation
Synonym: carnitine synthesis
Synonym: vitamin Bt biosynthesis
Synonym: vitamin Bt biosynthetic process
GO id:GO:0045329
Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of carnitine (hydroxy-trimethyl aminobutyric acid), a compound that participates in the transfer of acyl groups across the inner mitochondrial membrane.
Number of paths to term: 20

is-adenotes an 'is-a' relationship
part-ofdenotes a 'part-of' relationship
regulatesdenotes a 'regulates' relationship
positively-regulatesdenotes a 'positively-regulates' relationship
negatively-regulatesdenotes a 'negatively-regulates' relationship


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-acellular process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-acellular biosynthetic process
                                        is-acellular nitrogen compound biosynthetic process
                                                is-aamino-acid betaine biosynthetic process
                                                        is-acarnitine biosynthetic process [GO:0045329] (3 genes, 4 annotations)
                                                        is-aergothioneine biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aglycine betaine biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aselenoneine biosynthetic process
                                                        is-astachydrine biosynthetic process


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-acellular process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-acellular nitrogen compound metabolic process
                                        is-aamino-acid betaine metabolic process
                                                is-aamino-acid betaine biosynthetic process
                                                        is-acarnitine biosynthetic process [GO:0045329] (3 genes, 4 annotations)
                                                        is-aergothioneine biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aglycine betaine biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aselenoneine biosynthetic process
                                                        is-astachydrine biosynthetic process


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-acellular process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-acellular nitrogen compound metabolic process
                                        is-aamino-acid betaine metabolic process
                                                is-acarnitine metabolic process
                                                        is-acarnitine biosynthetic process [GO:0045329] (3 genes, 4 annotations)
                                                        is-acarnitine catabolic process
                                                        is-acarnitine metabolic process, CoA-linked


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-acellular process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-acellular nitrogen compound metabolic process
                                        is-acellular nitrogen compound biosynthetic process
                                                is-aamino-acid betaine biosynthetic process
                                                        is-acarnitine biosynthetic process [GO:0045329] (3 genes, 4 annotations)
                                                        is-aergothioneine biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aglycine betaine biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aselenoneine biosynthetic process
                                                        is-astachydrine biosynthetic process


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-abiosynthetic process
                                is-acellular biosynthetic process
                                        is-acellular nitrogen compound biosynthetic process
                                                is-aamino-acid betaine biosynthetic process
                                                        is-acarnitine biosynthetic process [GO:0045329] (3 genes, 4 annotations)
                                                        is-aergothioneine biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aglycine betaine biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aselenoneine biosynthetic process
                                                        is-astachydrine biosynthetic process


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-abiosynthetic process
                                is-aorganic substance biosynthetic process
                                        is-aorganonitrogen compound biosynthetic process
                                                is-aamino-acid betaine biosynthetic process
                                                        is-acarnitine biosynthetic process [GO:0045329] (3 genes, 4 annotations)
                                                        is-aergothioneine biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aglycine betaine biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aselenoneine biosynthetic process
                                                        is-astachydrine biosynthetic process


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-acellular biosynthetic process
                                        is-acellular nitrogen compound biosynthetic process
                                                is-aamino-acid betaine biosynthetic process
                                                        is-acarnitine biosynthetic process [GO:0045329] (3 genes, 4 annotations)
                                                        is-aergothioneine biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aglycine betaine biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aselenoneine biosynthetic process
                                                        is-astachydrine biosynthetic process


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-acellular nitrogen compound metabolic process
                                        is-aamino-acid betaine metabolic process
                                                is-aamino-acid betaine biosynthetic process
                                                        is-acarnitine biosynthetic process [GO:0045329] (3 genes, 4 annotations)
                                                        is-aergothioneine biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aglycine betaine biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aselenoneine biosynthetic process
                                                        is-astachydrine biosynthetic process


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-acellular nitrogen compound metabolic process
                                        is-aamino-acid betaine metabolic process
                                                is-acarnitine metabolic process
                                                        is-acarnitine biosynthetic process [GO:0045329] (3 genes, 4 annotations)
                                                        is-acarnitine catabolic process
                                                        is-acarnitine metabolic process, CoA-linked


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-acellular nitrogen compound metabolic process
                                        is-acellular nitrogen compound biosynthetic process
                                                is-aamino-acid betaine biosynthetic process
                                                        is-acarnitine biosynthetic process [GO:0045329] (3 genes, 4 annotations)
                                                        is-aergothioneine biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aglycine betaine biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aselenoneine biosynthetic process
                                                        is-astachydrine biosynthetic process


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-anitrogen compound metabolic process
                                is-acellular nitrogen compound metabolic process
                                        is-aamino-acid betaine metabolic process
                                                is-aamino-acid betaine biosynthetic process
                                                        is-acarnitine biosynthetic process [GO:0045329] (3 genes, 4 annotations)
                                                        is-aergothioneine biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aglycine betaine biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aselenoneine biosynthetic process
                                                        is-astachydrine biosynthetic process


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-anitrogen compound metabolic process
                                is-acellular nitrogen compound metabolic process
                                        is-aamino-acid betaine metabolic process
                                                is-acarnitine metabolic process
                                                        is-acarnitine biosynthetic process [GO:0045329] (3 genes, 4 annotations)
                                                        is-acarnitine catabolic process
                                                        is-acarnitine metabolic process, CoA-linked


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-anitrogen compound metabolic process
                                is-acellular nitrogen compound metabolic process
                                        is-acellular nitrogen compound biosynthetic process
                                                is-aamino-acid betaine biosynthetic process
                                                        is-acarnitine biosynthetic process [GO:0045329] (3 genes, 4 annotations)
                                                        is-aergothioneine biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aglycine betaine biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aselenoneine biosynthetic process
                                                        is-astachydrine biosynthetic process


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-anitrogen compound metabolic process
                                is-aorganonitrogen compound metabolic process
                                        is-aamino-acid betaine metabolic process
                                                is-aamino-acid betaine biosynthetic process
                                                        is-acarnitine biosynthetic process [GO:0045329] (3 genes, 4 annotations)
                                                        is-aergothioneine biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aglycine betaine biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aselenoneine biosynthetic process
                                                        is-astachydrine biosynthetic process


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-anitrogen compound metabolic process
                                is-aorganonitrogen compound metabolic process
                                        is-aamino-acid betaine metabolic process
                                                is-acarnitine metabolic process
                                                        is-acarnitine biosynthetic process [GO:0045329] (3 genes, 4 annotations)
                                                        is-acarnitine catabolic process
                                                        is-acarnitine metabolic process, CoA-linked


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-anitrogen compound metabolic process
                                is-aorganonitrogen compound metabolic process
                                        is-aorganonitrogen compound biosynthetic process
                                                is-aamino-acid betaine biosynthetic process
                                                        is-acarnitine biosynthetic process [GO:0045329] (3 genes, 4 annotations)
                                                        is-aergothioneine biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aglycine betaine biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aselenoneine biosynthetic process
                                                        is-astachydrine biosynthetic process


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-aorganic substance metabolic process
                                is-aorganic substance biosynthetic process
                                        is-aorganonitrogen compound biosynthetic process
                                                is-aamino-acid betaine biosynthetic process
                                                        is-acarnitine biosynthetic process [GO:0045329] (3 genes, 4 annotations)
                                                        is-aergothioneine biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aglycine betaine biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aselenoneine biosynthetic process
                                                        is-astachydrine biosynthetic process


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-aorganic substance metabolic process
                                is-aorganonitrogen compound metabolic process
                                        is-aamino-acid betaine metabolic process
                                                is-aamino-acid betaine biosynthetic process
                                                        is-acarnitine biosynthetic process [GO:0045329] (3 genes, 4 annotations)
                                                        is-aergothioneine biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aglycine betaine biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aselenoneine biosynthetic process
                                                        is-astachydrine biosynthetic process


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-aorganic substance metabolic process
                                is-aorganonitrogen compound metabolic process
                                        is-aamino-acid betaine metabolic process
                                                is-acarnitine metabolic process
                                                        is-acarnitine biosynthetic process [GO:0045329] (3 genes, 4 annotations)
                                                        is-acarnitine catabolic process
                                                        is-acarnitine metabolic process, CoA-linked


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-aorganic substance metabolic process
                                is-aorganonitrogen compound metabolic process
                                        is-aorganonitrogen compound biosynthetic process
                                                is-aamino-acid betaine biosynthetic process
                                                        is-acarnitine biosynthetic process [GO:0045329] (3 genes, 4 annotations)
                                                        is-aergothioneine biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aglycine betaine biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aselenoneine biosynthetic process
                                                        is-astachydrine biosynthetic process


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