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Term Information

Accession
GO:0000162
Name
tryptophan biosynthetic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
aromatic amino acid family biosynthetic process, anthranilate pathway, tryptophan anabolism, tryptophan biosynthesis, tryptophan formation, tryptophan synthesis
Alternate IDs
GO:0009096
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of tryptophan, the chiral amino acid 2-amino-3-(1H-indol-3-yl)propanoic acid; tryptophan is synthesized from chorismate via anthranilate. Source: ISBN:0471331309, MetaCyc:TRPSYN-PWY, GOC:mah
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0000162 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of tryptophan biosynthetic process (GO:0000162)
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tryptophan biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  aromatic amino acid family biosynthetic process (GO:0009073)
tryptophan biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  tryptophan metabolic process (GO:0006568)
tryptophan biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  indolalkylamine biosynthetic process (GO:0046219)
tryptophan biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  alpha-amino acid biosynthetic process (GO:1901607)
Children of tryptophan biosynthetic process (GO:0000162)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
tryptophan synthase activity (GO:0004834) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  tryptophan biosynthetic process
MetaCyc
TRPSYN-PWY