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Term Information

Accession
GO:0016120
Name
carotene biosynthetic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
carotene anabolism, carotene biosynthesis, carotene formation, carotene synthesis
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of carotenes, hydrocarbon carotenoids. Source: GOC:go_curators
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0016120 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of carotene biosynthetic process (GO:0016120)
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carotene biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  carotene metabolic process (GO:0016119)
carotene biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  terpene biosynthetic process (GO:0046246)
Children of carotene biosynthetic process (GO:0016120)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
phytoene synthase activity (GO:0046905) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  carotene biosynthetic process
alpha-zeacarotene biosynthetic process (GO:1901821) [is_a relation] is_a  carotene biosynthetic process
phytoene biosynthetic process (GO:1901174) [is_a relation] is_a  carotene biosynthetic process
lycopene biosynthetic process (GO:1901177) [is_a relation] is_a  carotene biosynthetic process
delta-carotene biosynthetic process (GO:1901824) [is_a relation] is_a  carotene biosynthetic process
beta-carotene biosynthetic process (GO:1901812) [is_a relation] is_a  carotene biosynthetic process
beta-zeacarotene biosynthetic process (GO:1901818) [is_a relation] is_a  carotene biosynthetic process
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