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Accession
GO:0042423
Name
catecholamine biosynthetic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
catecholamine anabolism, catecholamine biosynthesis, catecholamine formation, catecholamine synthesis
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of any of a group of physiologically important biogenic amines that possess a catechol (3,4-dihydroxyphenyl) nucleus and are derivatives of 3,4-dihydroxyphenylethylamine. Source: ISBN:0198506732, GOC:jl
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0042423 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of catecholamine biosynthetic process (GO:0042423)
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catecholamine biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  catechol-containing compound biosynthetic process (GO:0009713)
catecholamine biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  organonitrogen compound biosynthetic process (GO:1901566)
catecholamine biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  catecholamine metabolic process (GO:0006584)
Children of catecholamine biosynthetic process (GO:0042423)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
epinephrine biosynthetic process (GO:0042418) [is_a relation] is_a  catecholamine biosynthetic process
norepinephrine biosynthetic process (GO:0042421) [is_a relation] is_a  catecholamine biosynthetic process
dopamine biosynthetic process (GO:0042416) [is_a relation] is_a  catecholamine biosynthetic process
Wikipedia
Catecholamines