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Term Information

Accession
GO:0015995
Name
chlorophyll biosynthetic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
chlorophyll anabolism, chlorophyll biosynthesis, chlorophyll formation, chlorophyll synthesis
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of chlorophyll, any compound of magnesium complexed in a porphyrin (tetrapyrrole) ring and which functions as a photosynthetic pigment, from less complex precursors. Source: GOC:jl
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0015995 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of chlorophyll biosynthetic process (GO:0015995)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
chlorophyll biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  porphyrin-containing compound biosynthetic process (GO:0006779)
chlorophyll biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  pigment biosynthetic process (GO:0046148)
chlorophyll biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  chlorophyll metabolic process (GO:0015994)
Children of chlorophyll biosynthetic process (GO:0015995)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
positive regulation of chlorophyll biosynthetic process (GO:1902326) [RO:0002213 relation] RO:0002213  chlorophyll biosynthetic process
light-independent chlorophyll biosynthetic process (GO:0036068) [is_a relation] is_a  chlorophyll biosynthetic process
light-dependent chlorophyll biosynthetic process (GO:0036067) [is_a relation] is_a  chlorophyll biosynthetic process
chlorophyll a biosynthetic process (GO:0033305) [is_a relation] is_a  chlorophyll biosynthetic process
negative regulation of chlorophyll biosynthetic process (GO:1902325) [RO:0002212 relation] RO:0002212  chlorophyll biosynthetic process
bacteriochlorophyll biosynthetic process (GO:0030494) [is_a relation] is_a  chlorophyll biosynthetic process
regulation of chlorophyll biosynthetic process (GO:0010380) [RO:0002211 relation] RO:0002211  chlorophyll biosynthetic process
MetaCyc
CHLOROPHYLL-SYN