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Term Information

Accession
GO:0046089
Name
cytosine biosynthetic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
cytosine anabolism, cytosine biosynthesis, cytosine formation, cytosine synthesis
Alternate IDs
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Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of cytosine, 4-amino-2-hydroxypyrimidine, a pyrimidine derivative that is one of the five main bases found in nucleic acids; it occurs widely in cytidine derivatives. Source: GOC:go_curators
Comment
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History
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Parents of cytosine biosynthetic process (GO:0046089)
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cytosine biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  pyrimidine nucleobase biosynthetic process (GO:0019856)
cytosine biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  cytosine metabolic process (GO:0019858)
cytosine biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  aromatic compound biosynthetic process (GO:0019438)

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