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Term:chitin biosynthetic process
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Accession:GO:0006031 term browser browse the term
Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of chitin, a linear polysaccharide consisting of beta-(1->4)-linked N-acetyl-D-glucosamine residues.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: beta-1,4-linked N-acetylglucosamine biosynthesis;   beta-1,4-linked N-acetylglucosamine biosynthetic process;   chitin anabolism;   chitin biosynthesis;   chitin formation;   chitin synthesis


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  biological_process 19858
    metabolic process 12096
      organic substance metabolic process 11494
        macromolecule metabolic process 9943
          aminoglycan metabolic process 111
            aminoglycan biosynthetic process 54
              chitin biosynthetic process 0
                UDP-N-acetylglucosamine biosynthesis involved in chitin biosynthesis 0
                cell wall chitin biosynthetic process + 0
                cuticle chitin biosynthetic process 0
                regulation of chitin biosynthetic process + 0
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  biological_process 19858
    metabolic process 12096
      organic substance metabolic process 11494
        organic substance biosynthetic process 6000
          carbohydrate derivative biosynthetic process 582
            amino sugar biosynthetic process 10
              glucosamine-containing compound biosynthetic process 3
                chitin biosynthetic process 0
                  UDP-N-acetylglucosamine biosynthesis involved in chitin biosynthesis 0
                  cell wall chitin biosynthetic process + 0
                  cuticle chitin biosynthetic process 0
                  regulation of chitin biosynthetic process + 0
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