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Term Information

Accession
GO:0071768
Name
mycolic acid biosynthetic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
mycolate biosynthetic process, mycolic acid anabolism, mycolic acid biosynthesis, mycolic acid formation, mycolic acid synthesis
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of mycolic acids, beta-hydroxy fatty acids with a long alpha-alkyl side chain. Source: MetaCyc:PWYG-321, GOC:mah, PMID:15653820
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0071768 at QuickGO
Subset
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Parents of mycolic acid biosynthetic process (GO:0071768)
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mycolic acid biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  cell wall macromolecule biosynthetic process (GO:0044038)
mycolic acid biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  fatty acid biosynthetic process (GO:0006633)
mycolic acid biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  mycolic acid metabolic process (GO:0071767)
mycolic acid biosynthetic process [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  Actinobacterium-type cell wall biogenesis (GO:0071766)

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MetaCyc
PWYG-321