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Accession
GO:0010189
Name
vitamin E biosynthetic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
tocopherol biosynthesis, tocopherol biosynthetic process, vitamin E anabolism, vitamin E biosynthesis, vitamin E formation, vitamin E synthesis, alpha-tocopherol biosynthesis, alpha-tocopherol biosynthetic process
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of vitamin E, tocopherol, which includes a series of eight structurally similar compounds. Alpha-tocopherol is the most active form in humans and is a powerful biological antioxidant. Source: GOC:mg
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0010189 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of vitamin E biosynthetic process (GO:0010189)
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vitamin E biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  vitamin E metabolic process (GO:0042360)
vitamin E biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  organic hydroxy compound biosynthetic process (GO:1901617)
vitamin E biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  fat-soluble vitamin biosynthetic process (GO:0042362)
vitamin E biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  heterocycle biosynthetic process (GO:0018130)
vitamin E biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  organic cyclic compound biosynthetic process (GO:1901362)
Children of vitamin E biosynthetic process (GO:0010189)
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regulation of vitamin E biosynthetic process (GO:1904965) [RO:0002211 relation] RO:0002211  vitamin E biosynthetic process
positive regulation of vitamin E biosynthetic process (GO:1904966) [RO:0002213 relation] RO:0002213  vitamin E biosynthetic process
MetaCyc
PWY-1422