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Accession
GO:0042371
Name
vitamin K biosynthetic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
vitamin K anabolism, vitamin K biosynthesis, vitamin K formation, vitamin K synthesis, naphthoquinone metabolic process, naphthoquinone metabolism
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Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of any of the forms of vitamin K, quinone-derived vitamins which are involved in the synthesis of blood-clotting factors in mammals. Source: GOC:jl, http://www.dentistry.leeds.ac.uk/biochem/thcme/vitamins.html#k
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vitamin K biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  fat-soluble vitamin biosynthetic process (GO:0042362)
vitamin K biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  vitamin K metabolic process (GO:0042373)

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