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Term Information

Accession
GO:0006636
Name
unsaturated fatty acid biosynthetic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
unsaturated fatty acid anabolism, unsaturated fatty acid biosynthesis, unsaturated fatty acid formation, unsaturated fatty acid synthesis, fatty acid desaturation, polyunsaturated fatty acid biosynthesis
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of an unsaturated fatty acid, any fatty acid containing one or more double bonds between carbon atoms. Source: GOC:mah, MetaCyc:PWY-782, MetaCyc:PWY-762
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0006636 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of unsaturated fatty acid biosynthetic process (GO:0006636)
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unsaturated fatty acid biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  unsaturated fatty acid metabolic process (GO:0033559)
unsaturated fatty acid biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  fatty acid biosynthetic process (GO:0006633)
Children of unsaturated fatty acid biosynthetic process (GO:0006636)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
monounsaturated fatty acid biosynthetic process (GO:1903966) [is_a relation] is_a  unsaturated fatty acid biosynthetic process
prostanoid biosynthetic process (GO:0046457) [is_a relation] is_a  unsaturated fatty acid biosynthetic process
(R)-2-hydroxy-alpha-linolenic acid biosynthetic process (GO:1902609) [is_a relation] is_a  unsaturated fatty acid biosynthetic process
leukotriene B4 biosynthetic process (GO:0097251) [is_a relation] is_a  unsaturated fatty acid biosynthetic process
hepoxilin biosynthetic process (GO:0051122) [is_a relation] is_a  unsaturated fatty acid biosynthetic process
leukotriene A4 biosynthetic process (GO:1901753) [is_a relation] is_a  unsaturated fatty acid biosynthetic process
regulation of unsaturated fatty acid biosynthetic process (GO:2001279) [RO:0002211 relation] RO:0002211  unsaturated fatty acid biosynthetic process
positive regulation of unsaturated fatty acid biosynthetic process (GO:2001280) [RO:0002213 relation] RO:0002213  unsaturated fatty acid biosynthetic process
lipoxin biosynthetic process (GO:2001301) [is_a relation] is_a  unsaturated fatty acid biosynthetic process
MetaCyc
PWY-782
PWY-762