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Accession
GO:0042121
Name
alginic acid biosynthetic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
alginate biosynthesis, alginate biosynthetic process, alginic acid anabolism, alginic acid biosynthesis, alginic acid formation, alginic acid synthesis
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Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of alginic acid, a hydrophilic polysaccharide occurring in, for example, the cell walls of brown algae (brown seaweeds). Source: ISBN:0198506732
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Parents of alginic acid biosynthetic process (GO:0042121)
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alginic acid biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  carboxylic acid biosynthetic process (GO:0046394)
alginic acid biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  alginic acid metabolic process (GO:0042120)
alginic acid biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  cellular polysaccharide biosynthetic process (GO:0033692)

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