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Accession
GO:0052699
Name
ergothioneine biosynthetic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
(2S)-3-(2-mercapto-1H-imidazol-5-yl)-2-(trimethylazaniumyl)propanoate biosynthetic process, 2-mercaptoergothioneine trimethylbetaine anabolism, 2-mercaptoergothioneine trimethylbetaine biosynthesis, 2-mercaptoergothioneine trimethylbetaine biosynthetic process, 2-mercaptoergothioneine trimethylbetaine formation, 2-mercaptoergothioneine trimethylbetaine synthesis, ergothioneine anabolism, ergothioneine biosynthesis, ergothioneine formation, ergothioneine synthesis
Alternate IDs
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Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of ergothioneine, a naturally occurring metabolite of histidine with antioxidant properties. Source: Wikipedia:Ergothioneine
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0052699 at QuickGO
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Parents of ergothioneine biosynthetic process (GO:0052699)
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ergothioneine biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  ergothioneine metabolic process (GO:0052698)
ergothioneine biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  sulfur amino acid biosynthetic process (GO:0000097)
ergothioneine biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  cellular modified histidine biosynthetic process (GO:0052703)
ergothioneine biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  amino-acid betaine biosynthetic process (GO:0006578)
Children of ergothioneine biosynthetic process (GO:0052699)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
ergothioneine biosynthesis from histidine via gamma-glutamyl-hercynylcysteine sulfoxide (GO:0052704) [is_a relation] is_a  ergothioneine biosynthetic process
hercynylcysteine sulfoxide lyase activity (ergothioneine-forming) (GO:1990411) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  ergothioneine biosynthetic process
ergothioneine biosynthesis from histidine via hercynylcysteine sulfoxide synthase (GO:0140479) [is_a relation] is_a  ergothioneine biosynthetic process
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